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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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  • Semester 1, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (193481) - View
  • Semester 2, 2019, ONLINE, BRUCE (192034) - View
  • Winter Term, 2019, ONLINE, BRUCE (189664) - View
  • Semester 1, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (188605) - View
  • Winter Term, 2018, ONLINE, BRUCE (184535) - View
  • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (176146) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (163874) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (153674) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (146103) - View

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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

Contact Hours

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





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