This unit has been discontinued.
Semester 2 Off campus offering is only available for outbound exchange students studying an equivalent unit overseas on approved international exchange.
This unit examines the relationship of law and ethics to the delivery of health care and the conduct of biomedical research. The unit takes an international comparative approach with particular reference to law, policy and current issues in Australia, the UK, Canada and the US. Key topics will include: legal foundations of health care; negligence and patient safety; consent to health care; privacy and confidentiality of health information; genetics; human reproductive technologies; public health, including infectious and chronic disease control; allocation of health care resources; research involving human participants; and decision-making at the end of life.
|Unit name||Law and Ethics of Health Care|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Dr Lisa Eckstein
Dr Lisa Eckstein
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|LAW204 OR LAW254 AND LAW255 AND LAW256 AND LAW252 AND LAW253 AND LAW250 AND LAW251 OR LAW224 AND LAW205 AND LAW226 AND LAW221 AND LAW222 AND LAW223 AND LAW225 OR LAW351 AND LAW352 AND LAW221 AND LAW224 AND LAW253 AND LAW222 AND LAW223|
Seminars 1 x 2hr and 1 x 1 hr each week.
Law Reform Submission (35%) 3,500 Word Essay (45%) Discussion Board and Seminar Participation (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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