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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.

2-hr lecture/week

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

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


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
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jill Clarke
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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