University of Technology Sydney

96829 Legal Dimensions of Palliative Care

3cp; 6-10 hpw (self-directed learning, occasional Zoom sessions, assessments tasks, online)



In this subject, students develop their understanding of the law in relation to person-centred care across populations in palliative care. This subject support students in becoming creative, inquiring, and responsive health professionals who continuously and critically analyse and reflect on their roles, making appropriate adaptations.

Students analyse legal principles relevant to care-related decision-making and provision in palliative and end of life contexts and are able to locate legal information and services relevant to their jurisdiction.

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