Health Care Law and Ethics

Participants in this online short course will develop an understanding of health law, health ethics and the relationships between the two.
QUT EX course facilitator

Your expert facilitator Associate Professor Fiona McDonald

Fiona is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology. Fiona is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University, Canada. Fiona is a Co-Director of the Australian Centre for Health Law Research. She is also a member of Dalhousie University’s Technoscience and Regulation Research Unit. Prior to her appointment Fiona was a research associate at the Health Law Institute at Dalhousie University, Canada and a legal advisor to New Zealand’s Health and Disability Commissioner.  Fiona’s research encompasses issues related to health governance and has four broad themes:

  • the governance of health and systems (with a focus on rural bioethics and disaster response)
  • the governance of health technologies
  • the governance of health professionals
  • the governance of health organisations.
Learn more about Associate Professor Fiona McDonald

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