PS4003 - Physiotherapy Health Law and Ethics
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject will increase the students knowledge of Health Law and its application
to physiotherapy practice. Students will gain an understanding of ethics and bioethics
and develop skills in working through complex moral and ethical issues, recognising
and reflecting on different points of view.
- identify ethical issues and apply ethical theories and professional guidelines to
clinical reasoning for health professional service delivery;
- apply clinical reasoning to conceptual thinking and reflective practice;
- demonstrate knowledge of relevant government legislation affecting all areas of health
- demonstrate a sound grasp of legal and ethical decision-making in professional service
delivery in a multicultural society whether urban, rural or remote.
||PS4001 OR (PS4101 AND PS4102)
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Miss Sue Barrs
||Ms Ilsa Nielsen, Miss Sue Barrs.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 15 hours lectures
- 25 hours tutorials
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (60%); other exams (15%); assignments (25%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||To pass this subject students are required to pass the end of semester viva examination,
the assignment and submit ePortfolio items as described in the subject outline. No
marks are allotted to the ePortfolio items.
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement
process, and in case of
minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest