- Code: HLTH.7101
- Fee: $856*
- Level: 7
- Credits: 15
- EFTS: 0.125
- Subject: Health Studies
|Time in class||60 (approximate total hours)|
|Offered (indicative)||Semester 2|
|Related programmes||Graduate Diploma in Health Studies;|
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.
On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Critically examine the health professional’s responsibilities in relation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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