Medical decision-making: ethics and law e-learning course
Date: 01 February 2012 to 01 February 2013
Location: University of Manchester e-learning course
This is an online course run by the Centre for Social Ethics and Policy at the University of Manchester, one of the leading centres in medical ethics and law education in Europe. Professor John Harris, Professor Soren Holm and Professor Margaret Brazier lead this centre which has an unrivalled record of teaching medical ethics and law both face-to-face and by distance learning over the last three decades.
These online short courses cover all aspects of medical decision-making, including an introduction to the scope and skills of health care ethics and law, informed consent, mental capacity and competence, refusal and withdrawal of treatment, treating children and adolescents and confidentiality. All assessment is done online by multiple choice.
Further reading suggestions are available for those who wish to follow up areas of interest and you will get full access to the library and other university resources, including electronic journals, to enable this optional further reading.
Study hours: 33
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