ETHICS AT END OF LIFE
Credit points: 15
This subject provides an overview of the issues faced by citizens, their family and friends, caregivers, and other providers of end of life services such as health services, funeral services, and financial services, Social and cultural approaches to dying, and concepts of a good death, that inform ethical expectations and decision-making will be outlined. Ethical imperatives of end of life care, particularly recent discussions of compassionate care, with be reviewed. These ideas will then be applied to a critical examination of the ethical governance of formal and informal care, ethical issues in professional practice, and end of life legislation.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorBruce Rumbold
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesEngaging with lectures, guest speakers and subject readings, and the completion of two written assessments (each worth 50%).
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Selected readings aligning with subject content and SILOs.
Resource TypeJournal article
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 4, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBruce Rumbold
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 35
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via online.
Literature Review (2,500 words equivalent)
Presentation of an Argument and/or Perspective (2,500 words equivalent)