INTRODUCTION TO BIOETHICS AND HEALTH CARE
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Credit points: 15
Within this subject, students will be introduced to key ethical and bioethical principles (Module 1), issues and decisions encountered within the clinical context (Module 2), and more broadly within the public health arena (Module 3) that affect patients, families, health care staff and health care organisations. Students will initially explore traditional ethical foundations but predominantly focus on more contemporary bioethical principles. Bioethical issues relevant to clinical and public health contexts will be discussed, exploring a number of practical examples (e.g. organ transplantation, euthanasia, etc.), as well as the professional role of allied health practitioners, nurses, dentists and medical professionals. Bioethical issues effecting health care organisations, administrators and government policy will also be considered.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorLindsay Carey
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
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Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Bioethics: The basics.
AuthorCampbell, Alastair V.
PublisherTAYLOR & FRANCIS
Principles of Biomedical Ethics
AuthorBeauchamp T.L., Childress, J.F.
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
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