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Professional Ethics

Semester 1

Course designed to outline the ethical responsibilities of professionals operating within a healthcare facility. The course includes principles of ethical conduct to help medical physicists perform their duties and conduct themselves in a professional way, and guidelines to help medical physicists interpret and implement the principles. As part of the multidisciplinary healthcare teams, medical physicists have ethical obligations towards themselves, fellow colleagues and patients as they perform professional, educational and research related activities. A good understanding of the
fundamental ethical principles, and the implementation guidelines is necessary.

  • Effective communication in healthcare
  • Principles of professional conduct in healthcare
  • Guidelines for professional conduct in healthcare
  • Written Report (2000 words) 50%
  • Presentations 50%
Learning Objectives: 

On successful completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. Communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team, with patients and the general public.
2. Discuss the principles of professional conduct.
3. Participate effectively in activities related to professional awareness.

Course Code: 
1 Credits
Level 2
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