MED201 Law and Ethics in Medicine | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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MED201 Law and Ethics in Medicine

In this course you will develop creative and critical thinking, and ethical decision making skills through the lens of medical law and ethics. The course describes the sources of Australian law (common and civil), outlines the Australian court system and tribunals, and discusses the interpretation of law (cases and statute), in particular focussing on the application of legal principles to medical practice and health care. The interface between ethics and law is explored, with a focus on appropriate practice by medical professionals to maintain the health and well-being of their clients.

Course detail

Prerequisite
PUB112 and enrolled in Program SC385
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Not Currently Offered
Units
12.00
Student contribution band
Band 2
Tuition fee
3.2: Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies
Census date
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