|Short Description:||The Law & Health Care Practice|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||060399 - Nursing not classified|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCNG or GDNG or MNSG or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH or GCHE
This course focuses on how the law in Australia operates and impacts on the delivery of health care services. Select topics explored in this course include (but not limited to) an overview of Australia's legal system, institutions and processes; professional negligence; consent; professional registration and complaints; and risk management in sometimes highly emotive and confronting health care environments.