This subject aims to acquaint students with current ethical and legal issues in relation to, and arising from, modern health care practice. Using a range of ethical principles, the subject examines the role of ethics and law in health care, paying particular attention to issues such as professional responsibility and the duty of care; the rights of patients and consumers of the health system; health information, as well as a range of other current ethical and legal issues.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Not available to students who have previously completed ETH403 or SSC502
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of LAW131 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.