Ethics and Law
In this Dentaljuce module on Healthcare Ethics and Law, we examine how we make health care decisions, and learn how to understand why other people may have opposite viewpoints from ours.
We will see how to defend our own decisions using established ethical and legal arguments.
Member Feedback on Ethics and Law
- This was not only an excellent module, but extremely thought provoking and quite disturbing.
- Excellent review of the area with examples that both challenge and clarify.
- I think its fantastic, great learning techniques
- Interesting topic, very seldom addressed by courses.
- Ethics is a complex and difficult area, this was a good taster and gave plenty to think about
The Ethics and Law online learning course has clear and concise aims, objectives and anticipated outcomes, listed below. These will appear on the Dentaljuce Enhanced CPD Certificate, along with the time spent, dates, and detailed topics you studied within the module. Certificates can be printed at any time, covering any range of dates. Dentaljuce CPD complies with the UK GDC's requirements for enhanced verifiable continuing professional development.
Before starting this module, check that the learning outcomes are what you require, and that you have entered the need into your PDP. Here is an example PDP entry for this module.
|What development needs have I?||How will I address them?||Target completion date||Outcomes||Date
|To refresh and improve my knowledge in Healthcare Ethics and Law.
(GDC outcomes: A B D)
|Take the Dentaljuce Ethics and Law module.||
|What development needs have I?||To refresh and improve my knowledge in Healthcare Ethics and Law.
(GDC outcome A B D)
|How will I address them?||Take the Dentaljuce Ethics and Law module.|
|Target completion date|
Module Aims and Outcomes
The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this Dentaljuce module is to allow learners to understand the role of ethical reasoning in the healthcare environment.
- to provide the learner with the core of knowledge and the understanding necessary to make ethical decisions in their daily practice.
Anticipated learning outcomes:The learner will:
- have an understanding of the main ethical theories underpinning heathcare: Utilitarianism, Deontology, Virtue theory and Pragmatism.
- Understand the concepts of Non-maleficence, Benificence, Autonomy and Justice.
- have an understanding of how these concepts relate to practical heathcare
- through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients.
GDC Development Outcomes
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC Development Outcome(s): A B D.