Legal & Ethical Issues Pertaining to Health and Social CareCoventry University
£ 780 - (876 €)
- Vocational qualification
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care
The aim of this module is to give students a clear insight into the legal and ethical issues within the field of contemporary healthcare.
Students will be able to discover the legal principles and the application of these principles to healthcare in England and Wales. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to compare and contrast the ethical theories and principles within a global perspective, allowing them to become well-acquainted with the different aspects of the legal issues in healthcare.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Academic credit for a named award.
- Opportunity to network with fellow students from a range of disciplines and specialities.
- Access to experts.
- Opportunity to build to a full degree.
- Individuals will be able to challenge current practice and embed evidence based practice into their delivery of care.
- Individuals gain greater job satisfaction which leads to a deeper commitment to service delivery and patient care.
Students will be introduced to legal principles and the application of those principles to healthcare in England and Wales. Students will have the opportunity to compare and contrast these laws within a global perspective.
Knowledge of ethical theories/principles and their application to the delivery of healthcare will also be explored.
The module will cover:
- consent/informed refusal;
- beginning of life;
- end of life;
On successful completion of this module, you should be able to:
- Understand the healthcare laws and principles in England and Wales.
- Discuss ethical concepts and their applications to healthcare.
- Evaluate ethical decision making.
- Analyse the differences between law and ethics.
Spring term: Wednesdays 1.30pm - 4.30pm.
Induction will take place on the first day of each module (excluding Mentoring).
We welcome students with disabilities. We recognise that education is a right for all who can benefit from it and that students with disabilities have an equal right of access to higher education. Our staff also recognise that individuals with disabilities are the best source of expertise about themselves and their needs. All students with disabilities should be able to participate as far as is reasonably practical in the educational and social activities we make available. Such students should be encouraged to expect equal treatment as individuals and that they and their work will be considered solely on the basis of their quality.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
Coursework: 3,500 word assignment (100% of module mark)."