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Unit name Law and Ethics of Health Care
Unit code LAW296
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe and explain legal rules and ethical principles relevant to healthcare delivery.
  2. Apply these rules and principles to construct legally and ethically persuasive arguments for reform of healthcare delivery practices.
  3. Undertake original research using primary legal materials as well as medical, legal, and ethics journals.

Fees

Requisites

50 credit points of Introductory units

It is recommended that you have completed LAW107 Foundations of Law

Prerequisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

LAW695

Teaching

Assessment

Legal rules and principles Test, 1 hour (25%), Research Skills test, (25%), Law Reform Submission, 3500 words (50%)

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