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.
- 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.
||PS4001 OR (PS4101 AND PS4102)
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 15 hours lectures
- 25 hours tutorials
- assessment and self-directed study
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