This course is designed to provide students with an in-depth study of the origin and sources of the law as it applies to the Canadian health care system. Course activities stimulate an appreciation for legal terminology, reasoning and processes as well as the basic principles of law which apply to and govern the delivery of health care services in Canada, particularly in British Columbia. This course is also designed to help students develop an ability to identify the legal aspects of health care practice, governance and administration, as well as an ability to determine when and how to use legal counsel effectively.
This course is part of the full-time Nursing (BScN) Advanced Entry, Nursing (BScN) Year 1 Entry Programs.
Course code: NURS 4169
Length: 30 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.