Health Care Law Objectives

  • Synthesize the principles and processes of law that govern health care practice
  • Identify roles professional nurses fulfill in the legal environment
  • Apply principles of criminal law and procedures to a variety of investigations in health care
  • Synthesize a framework for addressing malpractice and other legal risks, performance improvement processes and insurance issues
  • Apply research methods of legal principles to the location, collection and presentation of data for legal interpretation