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Custodial medicine (8 points)


Leader: Mr J Stephens

Australia (Other) Full year 2003 (OCL)
Clayton Full year 2003 (OCL)
Australia (Other) Full year 2004 (OCL)
Clayton Full year 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The aim of this unit is to present and discuss the current issues arising from the provision of a medical service in a custodial setting. The topics to be covered include penal institutions and the powers and responsibilites of custodians; ethical issues; fitness for interview; fitness for detention; deaths in custody; interpersonal violence and the assessment and management of some frequently presenting medical problems.

Assessment: Assignment + Case studies + Presentations + Case book

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