Introduction to Ethics - 2016-17


David Muskett


Lead Biomedical Scientist Cellular Pathology

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The purpose of this course is to give an introduction to ethics in Healthcare Science.


This course is designed to meet the requirements of ISO15189:2012 requirements for Ethics training for staff


The course is aimed at all registered pathology staff and is based around the HCPC code of ethics. The code of ethics can be found on the HCPC website click here


The key learning outcomes are:-

  • Understanding of the historical context of ethics
  • Understanding the current role of medical ethics
  • Understand the requirements of registered staff in maintaining ethical practice
  • Awareness of the role of professional bodies in maintaining ethical practice

Course content

  • Historical Aspects of Medical Ethics

  • Current concepts in medical ethics

  • The role of the HCPC in ethical practice

  • The role of professional bodies in ethical practice

  • Summary

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