The Edinburgh Law School are offering a range of online CPD courses for healthcare and allied professionals in 2013/14 based in and around issues in medical law and ethics and information governance:
Law and Medical Ethics
Edinburgh Law School offers credit and non credit CPD versions of this course.
It provides an overview of the main medico-legal concepts and issues in healthcare today. The courses start on 23 September 2013.
N.B. Credit points gained from studying the credit course can be accumulated and put towards a postgraduate qualification in law.
For more information about the course, fees and application deadlines please visit the following web pages:
Credit course: (Deadline for applications: 18th Aug 2013).
Non-credit course: (Deadline for applications: 23rd Sept 2013).
Law, Rights and Ethics of Medical Care for Children
This online self-access course covers the application of the law, human rights, medical ethics and rules of professional conduct of medical care for children. This is a self-access course and may be accessed at any time.
SHIP: Information Governance
This online self-access course promotes the importance of good information governance and is a requirement for researchers to be awarded ‘SHIP-approved researcher status’ for a period of two years. This is a self-access course and may be accessed at any time.
The Edinburgh Law School also offers an LLM in Medical Law and Ethics by online distance learning. Please visit their website for more details about the range of programmes you can study.