You will explore the importance of ethics in clinical practice, issues relating to the role of the professions, and conceptual models for ethical reasoning in the clinical context.
You will then examine the foundations of clinical practice including consent, competence, veracity, confidentiality, and decision-making as well as specific issues and populations within clinical practice, such as the care of vulnerable populations, children, and chronic illness.
Importantly, the program will also focus on theoretical and practical aspects of clinical ethics consultation. The program will also reflect on current debates in the Australian healthcare context, particularly issues associated with healthcare rationing.
Questions covered in this short course include:
Important: This short course is a variant of the unit of study, Clinical Ethics (BETH5204). 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.
|Application deadline||15 February 2019|
In addition to the intensives, the course also proceeds online with a different topic each week (mapped to the intensive lectures); from Monday 8 March 2019 to Friday 22 June 2019.
Complete the online application. You will be able to enter payment details as part of this secure process.
Contact us regarding a journal transfer after you have submitted your application form.