The unit enables students to better understand the elements of what constitutes professional dermal practice and how graduates should conduct themselves as a dermal clinician. Students will better understand how they can operate in the allied health field via exploring health law, legal constraints and ethical issues as applied to dermal practice.

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HBD2104 - Cognition in the Dermal Workplace

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Interpret ethical issues related to dermal practice and generate appropriate solutions;  
  2. Investigate relevant features of the Australian legal system and how they apply to dermal practice; and  
  3. Determine legal and ethical processes required to work professionally as an independent practitioner or a member of a health care team.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Test Three (3) online tests (each test 30 minutes duration) 20%
Case Study Written case study (900 words) 40%
Presentation Group presentation (groups of 4-5 students, 20 mins) 40%

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