Tiakina Hauora / Professional Aspects of Health Care

    Course details

    • Code: HLTH.7101
    • Fee: $856*
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Health Studies
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Graduate Diploma in Health Studies;

Course Aim

In this course students will analyse the role of the health professional from an Aotearoa/New Zealand perspective with a specific focus on health ethics, legislation, reflexivity, kawa whakaruruhau/cultural safety and Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Critically examine the health professional’s responsibilities in relation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi.
  2. Analyse the Health Practicitioners Competency Assurance Act 2003 and other relevant health legislation that influence the role of the health professional in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
  3. Analyse a range of health professional roles in health care delivery, exploring codes of ethics and practice as well as scopes and standards of practice.
  4. Use reflexivity to explore the concept of kawa whakaruruhau/culturally safe practice and its implication for health consumers.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017