This course gives students the opportunity to develop an understanding of the origin and sources of the law as it applies to the Canadian health care system. The course stimulates an appreciation for legal terminology, reasoning, and processes and the basic principles of law that apply to and govern the delivery of health care services in Canada, emphasizing British Columbia. The course develops an ability to identify the legal aspects of health care practice, governance and administration and an ability to determine when and how to use legal counsel effectively.
Course code: NURS 4169
Length: 30.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.