Course Description:

In this course, you will critique legal mandates and subsequent managerial responses within a healthcare setting. You will build knowledge and skills required to implement and impact policy development. This course will also explore ethical and non-ethical behaviors of health administrators. Key topics include professional and institutional liability, ethical decision-making, and legal issues regarding fraud and abuse.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Critique legal mandates for healthcare industry processes and principles.
  2. Explain managerial decision-making strategies that promote ethical behavior within healthcare organizations.
  3. Analyze potential ethical dilemmas in healthcare settings.
  4. Integrate legal precedents to guide policy development and enforcement.
  5. Create policies that address legal and ethical problems in healthcare settings.

Course Concepts:

  1. Healthcare Law
  2. Legal Principles
  3. Ethical Dilemmas
  4. Policy Proposals
  5. Problem Solving

Course Competencies


  1. Accountability
  2. Analytical Thinking
  3. Impact and Influence
  4. Information Seeking
  5. Innovative Thinking
  6. Professionalism


  1. Demonstrate ethical conduct
  2. Ethical principles guide