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Unit of study_

Foundations of Health Care Practice - MRSC5003

Year - 2018

This unit of study introduces students to the ethical, legal and psycho-social issues surrounding the safe delivery of medical radiation sciences in the Australian healthcare system. Modules within the unit are applied to medical radiation sciences and will cover the following: healthcare ethics, legal aspects of practice, risk management and quality assurance, radiation considerations, the Australian healthcare system, social factors and models of health, as well as specific health psychology topics.

Classes
2-hr lecture/week

Assessment
Mid semester exam (25%), summative group presentation (35%) and final exam (40%)

Textbooks
Forrester K and Griffiths D, Essentials of Law for Health Professionals (3rd ed), Elsevier Australia (2010)

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Medical Radiation Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jill Clarke
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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