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.
- Enrolled in Program SC385, SC391, SC392, SC393 or SC335
- Semester of offer Subject to change
- Online: Semester 2
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- Band 1
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- 3.1: Nursing, Midwifery, Foreign Languages
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