Help support the rights of patients.
Patients' Rights is a unit offered within the Associate Degree in Health and Community care. It aims to develop your knowledge of the Australian healthcare system with a focus on the legal and ethical aspects of patient rights, including access, participation, respect, privacy, and safety. Explore aspects of patient rights and apply these to healthcare situations in a practical way, as healthcare professionals and providers, carers and consumers.
Online: Patients' Rights is a fully online unit, designed to provide you with the skills to navigate interactions with the healthcare system.
HECS scholarships may be available: This means for eligible domestic students you will not be charged tuition fees for undertaking this unit. Students may also be eligible for a SSAF exemption. *For full terms and conditions please view the Fees and Scholarships page.
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To take advantage of this opportunity students will need to be enrolled in the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care. After completing Patients' Rights, the opportunity exists to undertake further units within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care. Students undertaking units within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care are eligible for a HECS Scholarship and SSAF exemption on a maximum of two eligible units. Eligible units can be viewed here.
17th July 2017
17th July 2017
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Associate Degree in Health & Community Care
A flexible, interdisciplinary course focussing on health and community care, with two streams: Coaching and Counselling, or Sports and Exercise.