This course will introduce the intersection between healthcare, ethics and the law. The moral basis of the law and how it influences moral norms, clinical practice and health policy will be explored.
Participants will critically read and analyse primary sources of law relevant to bioethics. You will examine a number of areas of law that have particular significance for bioethics and society including: consent, tort law, competence, advance directives, maternal-foetal conflicts, abortion, reproduction, end-of-life-decision-making, genetics and infectious disease.
Questions covered in this short course include:
Important: This short course is a variant of the unit of study, Bioethics, Law and Society (BETH5104). It enables you to complete the unit without formal university enrolment. You will receive a certificate of completion, however, you will not receive credit points towards a University of Sydney degree.
To receive credit points and an academic transcript, please see the Medicine Postgraduate Non Award
|Application deadline||15 February 2019|
Complete the online application. You will be able to enter payment details as part of this secure process.
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