Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Health and Social Care - Professional Development [Level HE5] part-time

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This module is for anyone working in health and social care who is interested in the professional, legal and ethical issues relating to their professional practice.

The course will provide you with a solid understanding of these issues in the context of health care practice, enabling you to make appropriate and defendable decisions based on a robust theoretical understanding of the implications of these decisions for patient safety and your own practice.

Teaching on the course will be split into two main parts. In the first part, you will study ethical theories and legal principles in which you will develop the tools that are necessary to guide decision making. You will be encouraged to consid…

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This module is for anyone working in health and social care who is interested in the professional, legal and ethical issues relating to their professional practice.

The course will provide you with a solid understanding of these issues in the context of health care practice, enabling you to make appropriate and defendable decisions based on a robust theoretical understanding of the implications of these decisions for patient safety and your own practice.

Teaching on the course will be split into two main parts. In the first part, you will study ethical theories and legal principles in which you will develop the tools that are necessary to guide decision making. You will be encouraged to consider the relevance and utility of these theories to your own practice and to the wider delivery of health and social care.

In part two you will build on this knowledge and understanding by considering some of the practical day to day issues that are encountered in the modern health care setting, looking at the themes of beginning of life, medical technology, patient safety and end of life issues.

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