Health Care Law And Legislation
*Components of a Crime
-act itself (the actus reus or guilty act);
-requisite mental state/intent (the mens rea or guilty mind); and
-causation; harm that is the result of the act that was committed. The accused performed the act that caused the harm with the intent to cause that harm.
- Explain what criminal law is, the classification of crimes, and its purpose.
- Describe the criminal procedure process from arrest through trial.
- Describe several of the more common crimes that occur in the healthcare setting.