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Ethics and Law for Health Professionals (7951.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Midwifery

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Syllabus

Professional education in health requires an understanding of human value systems. The content in this unit provides students with an opportunity to apply the law and a range of ethical approaches to healthcare practice.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, the student will:

1. Understand the regulatory frameworks that underpin healthcare practice;

2. Explore ethical dimensions of practice using multiple perspectives; and

3. Be knowledgeable in relation to the law and legal frameworks as they apply to practice.

Assessment Items

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Contact Hours

Up to 3 hours per week of lecture, tutorials and flexible learning.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.



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