Course details

Module code

6NU503

Module level

Level 6

Module credits

20 credits

Start date (usually)

September, January

Module description

The current policy agenda and developing culture in health care increasingly encourage the exposure and debate of ethical and legal issues. The development of mechanisms for ethical review within the machinery of Clinical Governance, and the changes in ethical governance of professions have highlighted the importance of ethical issues and are contributing to a culture of more open discussion. In an increasingly litigious culture, the interface between health care and law is also becoming increasingly important. Professional practitioners need to be able to engage with these issues in a coherent and confident way.

The core content of this module includes:

Who this course is for 

All health professionals.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this moduel you will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse ethical and legal issues relevant to health care practice and policy, incorporating critical application of selected theoretical perspectives relevant to ethics in health.
  2. Understand and apply relevant ethical arguments and legal perspectives to a specific practice situation.

How to apply

Level 6

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact details

 
EnquiryEmailPhone
Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) lbr@derby.ac.uk +44 (0)1332 591992