HEALTH LAW AND ETHICS
Not currently offered
Credit points: 15
The aim of this subject is to present an overview of the Australian legal system and legal institutions, and how these relate to health and healthcare. You will be introduced to ethics in public health practice, and to fundamental legal (and ethical) concepts, methods and materials. The subject will provide you with an overview of public health law and other laws affecting the health system and health services. A case-study approach will be used to illustrate the influence of the law on public health and health service provision.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorDeborah Gleeson
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsNote: this subject is offered in alternate years.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Health Law in Australia
AuthorWhite, B., McDonald, F. and Willmott, L.
Essentials of Law for Medical Practitioners
AuthorForrester, K., & Griffiths, D.
PublisherELSEVIER, SYDNEY NOTE: ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN E-BOOK.
Ethics and Law for the Health Professions
AuthorKerridge, I., Lowe, M., & Stewart, C.
PublisherFEDERATION PRESS, SYDNEY NB 4TH EDN TO BE PUBLISHED EARLY 2013; EITHER EDITION SUITABLE
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
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