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Unit of Study CMM72015 - Health Law and Ethics (2017)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 critically discuss the role of government in public health law and practice
2 examine cultural perspectives on health and ethics
3 identify, discuss and apply appropriate legal and ethical principles to specific situations in health care services and professional practice in maintaining quality and safety of individuals
4 critically discuss emerging challenges and issues in ethics, health law, and public health care
5 identify the ethical standards and ethical competencies expected of a health professional

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critically discuss the role of government in public health law and practice
    • GA1:
  2. examine cultural perspectives on health and ethics
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  3. identify, discuss and apply appropriate legal and ethical principles to specific situations in health care services and professional practice in maintaining quality and safety of individuals
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
  4. critically discuss emerging challenges and issues in ethics, health law, and public health care
    • GA3:
  5. identify the ethical standards and ethical competencies expected of a health professional
    • GA1:
    • GA3: