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NUR8340 The Law and Health Care Practice

Short Description: The Law & Health Care Practice
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : National Priority - Nursing
ASCED code : 060399 - Nursing not classified
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 26 April 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH

Synopsis

This course focuses on how the law in Australia operates and impacts on the delivery of health care services. Select topics explored in this course include (but not limited to) an overview of Australia's legal system, institutions and processes; professional negligence; consent; professional registration and complaints; and risk management in sometimes highly emotive and confronting health care environments.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online