PHAS 5118 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care

Explores medical jurisprudence and licensing. Students will be introduced to the dynamics of the legal system, moral problems in health care, and the impact of both on professional and institutional interactions with patients. Students will be given opportunity to demonstrate 1) an understanding of ethical principles and legal factors which impinge upon health care, 2) the ability to apply ethical and legal concepts to the analysis of the roles and responsibilities of the health professional.




Admission into the Physician Assistant Studies Program.

Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of Physician Assistant


Summer II