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.

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This unit is offered within the Diploma of University Studies (Health Science) at the University of Tasmania. The Diploma of University Studies (Health Science) 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 Diploma of University Studies (Health Science).

Location: Online

Semester 2
11th Jul 2016

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