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.
- Written > Case study analysis - (25%) - Individual
- Oral > Debate - (15%) - Group
- Oral > Viva - (60%) - Individual
- Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (%) - Individual.
Special Assessment Requirements
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative
score of at least 50% inclusive of any penalties applied; achieve at least 50% for
the viva and written case study; participate in at least 80% of scheduled classes;
achieve satisfactory/pass for portfolio tasks.
||PS4001 OR (PS4101 AND PS4102)
Study Period 2
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021
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