This is a core unit in the Bachelor of Health Science. It provides an introduction to ethical theories and concepts, as well as principles such as justice, advocacy, autonomy, non-maleficence and beneficence. The student will also explore the application of ethics to healthcare particularly related to chronic disease, public health, Indigenous health, cultural security, cultural safety, and resource allocation.
Prescribed Text - FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTHCARE ETHICS
In order to provide the highest level of care to patients and clients, health professionals...