Healthcare Ethics and Law CPD (Online course)

The University of Manchester
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Healthcare Ethics and Law CPD

Inform your decision-making

Study the theory that underpins effective decision making in practice and develop your critical analysis skills. Our range of flexible, interdisciplinary courses will deepen your understanding of ethical and legal issues in healthcare and will help to build your confidence when faced with complex dilemmas.

The combination of online delivery with consistent support from our experienced and approachable academics will enable you to study while you work.

The 'Medical Decision-Making: Ethics and Law' continuing professional development course at The University of Manchester is provided online in a virtual learning environment.

It explores all aspects of medical and healthcare decision-making, with opportunities to reflect on cases and activities to help you focus on your learning.


The package has been granted accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians, you should:

  • Be able to claim CPD credits for the hours you spend on the course and for extra reading, but check the CPD guidance for your profession first.
  • Use your certificate of completion and printouts of the course content as supporting evidence when completing your CPD profile.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is ideal if you are working in the healthcare or legal sector, are interested in this area, and requires no previous training.

Training Course Content

The course units are:

  • Introduction to Health Care Ethics and Law
  • Introduction to Law and Legal Research
  • The Moral and Legal Importance of the Principle of Respect for Individual autonomy
  • The Importance of Valid Legal Consent
  • How Much Information is Enough?
  • Mental Capacity, Competence and Consent
  • Refusal and Withdrawal of Treatment
  • Treating Children and Adolescents
  • Confidentiality

Course delivery details

Flexible entry means you can enrol anytime and have one year to complete the course. You can study at your own pace, when and where you want.

Why choose The University of Manchester

Leading International University, ranked 6th in the UK and 27th globally

Applied & practice-based learning, taking new skills into the workplace immediately

Meet with global experts & build your professional network


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The University of Manchester

Part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, The University of Manchester is recognised across the globe for its research and teaching quality, covering undergraduate and postgraduates programs, as well as specially designed online and blended learning courses to allow...

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