NUR222 Health Law and Ethics

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NUR222 Health Law and Ethics


The principles of law and ethics are applied by nurses & midwives in everyday practice. You will examine the Australian legal system and relevant statutory bodies in order to understand legislation affecting health policy and nursing & midwifery practice. Ethical principles guide the practice of health professionals and you will gain an understanding of ethical decision making frameworks relevant to nursing & midwifery. You will apply theoretical knowledge presented in the course to critically appraise contemporary legal and ethical issues in health care practice.

Other information

Enrolled in Program AB101, SC385, SC391, SC392, SC393, SC394, SC335, UU301, UU302 or XU301
Semester of offer*:
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 2
  • Gympie: Semester 2
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Caboolture: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band IA
Tuition fee:
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

NUR222 Course Outline Semester 2, 2019 (PDF 139KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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