Faculty of Health

Patients' Rights


Help support the rights of patients.

Patients' Rights 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.


icon-PC Online: Patients' Rights is a fully online unit, designed to provide you with the skills to navigate interactions with the healthcare system.


icon-PC Study without tuition fees (conditions apply): HECS Scholarships available for all domestic students in 2016/2017 - when studying Patients' Rights within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care. You will not incur a tuition fee or debt. The Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) is also exempted.


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Associate Degree in Health and Community Care

This unit is offered within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care at the University of Tasmania. The Associate Degree in Health and Community Care is a flexible, interdisciplinary course that allows students to design their own study plan by choosing a combination of units based upon personal preference and career goals. Part- or full-time study modes are available. After completing Patients' Rights, the opportunity exists to undertake further units within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care.



Location: Online

Commences:
Semester 2
11th Jul 2016

General Enquiries:
Health.Science@utas.edu.au
(03) 6226 2066

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