Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject is not offered in 2015.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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This subject explores the ethical issues that may arise at the end of life. Students will examine these in a variety of contexts, such as private homes, hospitals, hospices and residential care facilities, and consider their implications for individuals at the end of life; families and friends; clinicians and health professionals; carers; and policy makers. Examples of policy, practice and legislation from a range of countries will be used to highlight common features and diverse approaches to end of life issues.
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
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Students will have access to electronic copies of relevant readings.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students will be provided with the opportunity to practice and reinforce:
Graduate Certificate in Ageing |
Graduate Diploma in Ageing
Master of Ageing
Master of Public Health
Specialist Certificate in Ageing
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