NUR222 Health, Law and Ethics - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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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.

Course detail

Enrolled in Program AB101, SC385, SC391, SC392, SC393, SC394, SC335, UU301, UU302 or XU301
Semester of offer Subject to change
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
  • Caboolture: Semester 2
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 2
  • Gympie: Semester 2
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Band IA
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Course outline

NUR222 Course Outline Semester 2, 2020 (PDF 213KB)

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