PAR222 Legal and Ethical Practice in EMS (Emergency Medical Services)

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PAR222 Legal and Ethical Practice in EMS (Emergency Medical Services)


In this course you will examine the complex array of legal and ethical issues associated with paramedic clinical practice and the implications the law and ethics have on your clinical practice as a contemporary paramedic. The law and bioethical principles impact upon every part of your clinical practice and your employment as a paramedic, with your decisions regarding the provision of clinical care increasingly subjected to public scrutiny. Contemporary legal and bioethical issues will be examined in order for you to critically appraise the decisions you make as a paramedic.

Other information

PAR101 and PAR103 and enrolled in Program AB101, SC395, UU301, UU302 or XU301
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 2
Tuition fee:
Allied Health:
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

PAR222 Course Outline Semester 2, 2019 (PDF 135KB)

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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