Unit

School Of Science And Health

Ethical and Legal Issues in Health CareWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400249.2

Discipline: LEGAL STUDIES

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Caterina Tannous


Equivalent Units
401408 - Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
From 2020 this unit is replaced by 401408 - Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care. This unit enables students to explore and develop an understanding of the ethical and legal issues important within contemporary health care. Through the use of case studies students will analyse profound ethical and legal challenges facing current health care that are equally important to health professionals, patients/clients and society generally. Critical thinking about these issues will be encouraged. Students will also be encouraged to consider differing theoretical perspectives in their examination of ethical issues. Additionally, students studying to work within health care, including complementary medicine, will develop a comprehensive understanding of the requirements for ensuring that their practice conforms to legal doctrines and ethical standards.


Courses
4656.1Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
4656.2Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING
6000.1Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCONTINUING


Specialisations

M4001.1Health PromotionCONTINUING




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