This UOS explores the ethical and legal requirements of medical radiation practice in Australia. The UOS takes a case based approach to ethical, reflective and collaborative practice using key legislation as a framework for decision making and discussion. Students will learn of the integration between legal requirements, mandatory notifications and the code of conduct as required by federal law and state licensing. The notion of leadership, culturally safe practice and patient advocacy will be explored.
1 x 2-hr lecture per week plus full day health care challenge attendance
reflective professional portfolio (50%), 2-hr final exam (50%)
MRTY2104 and MRTY2108