Law and Ethics in Health and Social Care, Short Course

Law and Ethics in Health and Social Care, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 3 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Online
This module highlights the ethical and legal aspects related to their professional practice. There will be an analysis of legal cases and the statutory provision driving practice coupled with an exploration of current ethical issues, such as resource allocation and judicial review, issues of consent, death and dying and respecting life.

About

This module highlights the ethical and legal aspects related to their professional practice. There will be an analysis of legal cases and the statutory provision driving practice coupled with an exploration of current ethical issues, such as resource allocation and judicial review, issues of consent, death and dying and respecting life. The application of principles, theories and the legislative framework will be presented to students via reflective activities, case situations and scenarios, which will enable students to access their knowledge, trace their implications, refine their outcomes and evaluate the degree of moral justification they possess.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Dates for this module will be set for 2016/7 in due course.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 3 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Target audience

This module is designed to meet the needs of registered nurses, health visitors, Midwives and health and social care practitioners in all health or social care setting.
Students can negotiate to do this module on a blended basis.

Assessment

The module comprises of eight taught study days in Fulbourn and 5 days in Chelmsford. Students will attend the lectures, participate in students led seminars and discussions. The module will be taught by subject specialist in the field of law and ethics.
Assessment will be a 6000 words essay on a topic chosen by the student.

Chelmsford

31 January 2013
7 and 28 February
14 March
18 April

Fulbourn

29 January 2013
5, 12, 19 and 26 February
5, 12 and March

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    2250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
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