3 Units/30 Hours
This course examines the standards of medical ethics and jurisprudence associated with the practice of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Topics of study include the scope of practice, risk management, and professionalism. A thorough study of the laws governing the practice of Oriental medicine in Nevada per the Nevada State Board of Oriental Medicine will be emphasized. This course will examine peer review and medical ethics. We will cover medical-legal report writing, expert medical testimony, and the ethics of an independent medical review.