Certificate in Legal and
Ethical Issues in Healthcare
Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare COURSE SUMMARY
Healthcare professionals today are acutely aware of the need to understand the legal and ethical environment in which they practice. In this certificate, you’ll explore the legal and ethical risks related to PIPEDA rules, medication errors, social media and healthcare, organ donation, and workplace violence. By the end of the program, you’ll have a solid grasp of crucial topics in the healthcare industry that are important to anyone working in a medical-related field.
The outcome of this certificate is for the learner to describe the legal and ethical risks, and the legal and ethical issues related to PIPEDA rules, medication errors, social media and healthcare, organ donation, and workplace violence in their healthcare practice.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
Instructional Material Requirements
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
You must complete all lessons to receive your certificate. You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80% or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion. Finals are graded as Pass or No Pass. Receipt of your certificate indicates successful completion of the course and that you have passed all final exams with a score of 80% or greater. You may retake final exams as many times as necessary within the duration of the course at no additional charge.
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