Health Law, Ethics and Policy
The University of South Australia, UniSA, is ranked in the top 10 universities nationally and amongst the very best young universities in the world. They offer over 200 world-class degrees that are informed by industry and delivered with a highly practical approach to teaching and learning. In fact, they are South Australia’s number one university for graduate careers. They are a valuable partner with Open Universities Australia.
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Discuss the implication of working in a highly regulated and dynamic environment.
- Identify legal and ethical principles underpinning the decision-making processes in health.
- Discuss the implications of ethical decision making for community health.
- Describe scope of practice for community health workers.
- Demonstrate knowledge of community-based funding models and explore the challenges related to equitable access to services.
- Law, Ethics and Policy
- Introduction to Ethics
- Meeting Legal and Ethical Standards
- The Tort of Negligence
- Criminal Law in Australia
- Aged and Palliative Care
- Children and the Law
- Working within Legal and Ethical Frameworks
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
Investigate the legal, ethical and policy issues in Australia and internationally.
This course takes an inquiry-based learning approach and is driven by your own curiosity and questions.
Exploring, discussing and questioning, while being open to new ideas is the essence of learning and the basic premise for Inquiry-Based Learning. This course has been designed to guide you through the process of critically exploring resources, considering questions, engaging in discussion with your peers, and reflecting on your learning.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a second-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Public Health degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
- Portfolio (50%)
- Essay - 2000 words (50%)