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BITC405 Bioethics in Clinical Practice

Ethical issues arising at the heart of clinical practice concerning matters such as obtaining consent, holding confidences, maintaining professional boundaries and managing multiple roles.

Paper title Bioethics in Clinical Practice
Paper code BITC405
Subject Bioethics
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,929.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $7,725.00

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Restriction
BITC 402, BITX 405
Limited to
DipGrad, GDipBHL, MBHL, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc, PGCertHealSc
Notes
(i) Admission requires approval from the Director of the Bioethics Centre. (ii) There is one residential weekend held in Dunedin. (iii) Seminars and lectures for BITC405 are AV linked. However the residential weekend is not. There is an expectation that all students attend the residential weekend.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will have
  1. An understanding of the ethical issues arising in a diverse range of clinical situations
  2. An ability to identify the areas where law and ethics overlap in practical clinical decisions
  3. An understanding of the structure of clinical teams and the way that structure affects the management of patients
  4. An ability to appreciate the way in which illness impacts on the lives of patients
  5. An understanding of the demands and constraints on health care professionals
  6. An ability to recognise the ethical issues lying behind a clinical story or incident
  7. An appreciation of the real, multifaceted nature of clinical encounters
  8. An ability to apply abstract ethical ideas and theories, and forms of argument, to specific situations
Contact
grant.gillett@otago.ac.nz
lynley.anderson@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Grant Gillett and Associate Professor Lynley Anderson
Textbooks
No textbook is required for this paper, but readings are available on Blackboard.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 17:00-18:50 28, 30-32, 36-39

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Friday 13:00-18:50 33
Saturday 09:00-15:50 33

Ethical issues arising at the heart of clinical practice concerning matters such as obtaining consent, holding confidences, maintaining professional boundaries and managing multiple roles.

Paper title Bioethics in Clinical Practice
Paper code BITC405
Subject Bioethics
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
BITC 402, BITX 405
Limited to
DipGrad, GDipBHL, MBHL, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc, PGCertHealSc
Notes
(i) Admission requires approval from the Director of the Bioethics Centre. (ii) There are two residential weekends held in Dunedin. (iii) Seminars and lectures for BITC 405 are AV linked. However the residential weekends are not. There is an expectation that all students attend both residential weekends.
Contact
grant.gillett@otago.ac.nz
janine.winters@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Grant Gillett and Janine Winters, MD
Textbooks
No textbook is required for this paper, but readings are available on Blackboard.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will have
  1. An understanding of the ethical issues arising in a diverse range of clinical situations
  2. An ability to identify the areas where law and ethics overlap in practical clinical decisions
  3. An understanding of the structure of clinical teams and the way that structure affects the management of patients
  4. An ability to appreciate the way in which illness impacts on the lives of patients
  5. An understanding of the demands and constraints on health care professionals
  6. An ability to recognise the ethical issues lying behind a clinical story or incident
  7. An appreciation of the real, multifaceted nature of clinical encounters
  8. An ability to apply abstract ethical ideas and theories, and forms of argument, to specific situations

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 17:00-18:50 28, 32, 34

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Friday 13:00-18:50 30, 39
Saturday 09:00-15:50 30, 39