OT4003 - Health Law and Ethics, Reflective Practice
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject will identify legislative and ethical requirements for health professionals
service delivery in the community and institutional setting. Rural, remote, urban
and metropolitan situations will be explored using a variety of techniques to enable
reflective practice and clinical reasoning to be demonstrated. The rights and responsibilities
of the individual, service provider and society at large will be explored in relation
to cultural and ethnic belief systems in a multicultural society such as Australia.
Students will participate in the development of core skills for professional competence
i.e. effective communication, appreciation of clinical and ethical reasoning, reflective
practice, critical thinking and professional practice.
- apply clinical reasoning to conceptual thinking and reflective practice;
- demonstrate effective communication skills;
- demonstrate knowledge of relevant government legislation effecting all areas of health
- demonstrate personal growth in legal and ethical decision making for professional
service delivery in a multicultural society whether urban or rural and remote;
- identify ethical issues and apply ethical theories and professional guidelines to
clinical reasoning for health professional service delivery.
||Students must have completed all third year subjects
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2015
|Face to face teaching
||Mr Daniel Lowrie.
- 15 hours lectures
- 25 hours workshops/Seminars
||other exams (40%); facilitation of workshop activities 20%; ethical review of case study 40%; (60%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||80% attendance and participation in subject - pass/fail
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