h on stem cells and organ donation, which shall form part of my final examination, has aroused my passion to study about the social, ethical and legal issues related to such medical interventions. In fact, I am fully aware that a responsible public health administrator must possess the knowledge of implications that these issues have while dealing with difficult cases involving controversial medical investigation and research.
I am working with National Health Service, where I deal with tasks related to different health settings, which require excellent decision taking capabilities. Accordingly, I am gaining hands-on practical experience required to handle difficult and controversial health care situations.
I would like to gain exhaustive knowledge of different modules related with ethical, social and legal issues in the health care settings. Accordingly, I expect to learn about theoretical fundamentals of ethics and law that govern the health care settings. In addition, I wish to understand the real implications of legal and moral theories for an individual and the society, which would include the theories of justice as well. In addition, the course would enlighten me on the theories that explain alternatives to principles that govern feminist ethics and virtual ethics.
As occurrence of legal issues is the most common outcome in a health care setting that involves the patients and health care staff, the course provides details on related central issues in the law governing health care. Accordingly, I hope to gain detailed knowledge on law and legal methods, importance of consent, informed as well as voluntary, and competence issues related to the concerned health care staff. In addition, the course would provide me legal requirements regarding rights of the patients for accessing the healthcare records and confidentiality of the same. Clinical negligence being one of the raging controversial issues in the healthcare settings, the course would provide sufficient