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2014 CNA308 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: This unit may also be offered as a spring school to selected students.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
CNA308 Distance(H,L,R,V) Distance(H,R)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H Distance 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Sem 1 L Distance 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Sem 1 R Distance 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Sem 1 V Distance 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Spring H Distance 18-OCT-2014 03-NOV-2014 24-NOV-2014 31-DEC-2014
Spring R Distance 18-OCT-2014 03-NOV-2014 24-NOV-2014 31-DEC-2014

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

This unit explores how legal and ethical principles inform the practice of healthcare professionals in Australia. Students will gain knowledge of the fundamental legal and ethical principles governing practice and reflect on how to apply these in everyday situations. Through the analysis of case-studies, students will also gain a critical appreciation of the legal and ethical complexities and multiple perspectives inherent in any healthcare context.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Multiple choice questionnaire (15%), Online tutorial work 1500 words 45%, written assignment 1500 words (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Fully online.

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Fully online - L,H,V,R
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - L,H,V,R
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
About Flexible Study Options

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Spring) will be available from mid July 2014

STAFF: School of Nursing & Midwifery

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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