Ethics, Law and Professional Practice (MRTY3101)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit consolidates and extends students learning of ethical, legal and professional practice in the medical radiation sciences. Theoretical aspects of ethics and law relating to the health sciences will be integrated with applied cases. Students will be required to identify and reflect on professional aspects of MRS practice and be aware of what it takes to work at a high professional standard. Students will become familiar with documents relating to their professional practice such as codes of conduct, registration licensing, and be able to use these documents in their ethical decision making.
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Further unit of study information
1x 2-hr lecture/week
professional portfolio (50%), 2hr end semester exam (50%)
Forrester K and Griffiths D, Essentials of Law for Health Professionals (2nd ed), Elsevier Australia, Mosby, Sydney (2003)
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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Assumed knowledge: MRTY1032
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