Courses & Units
Law and Ethics of Health Care LAW296
Start date is 21 June 2021, with the Unit then running for three weeks. This corresponds with weeks 26, 27 and 28.
Monday 11.00 – 2.00pm
Tuesday 2.00 – 5.00pm
Thursday 10.00 – 1.00pm
Decisions about the development, delivery, and funding of healthcare, both within Australia and globally, will affect every member of our society. This unit provides students with the opportunity to engage in in-depth analysis of topical ethical and legal issues in healthcare, including the conduct of healthcare practitioners, development of new technologies, and public and global health law. The unit is interactive and multi-disciplinary in nature drawing content from law, ethics, and medical sciences. Throughout the unit, students will explore the potential and limitations of the law for addressing morally and politically contentious issues.
|Unit name||Law and Ethics of Health Care|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Coordinator||Professor Margaret Otlowski|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Describe and explain legal rules and ethical principles relevant to healthcare delivery.
- Apply these rules and principles to construct legally and ethically persuasive arguments for reform of healthcare delivery practices.
- Undertake original research using primary legal materials as well as medical, legal, and ethics journals.
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Prerequisites50 credit points of Introductory units - to do this unit it is recommended that you have completed LAW107
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:LAW695
|Assessment||Test or quiz (25%)|Test or quiz (25%)|Assignment (50%)|
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