This course will identify legislative and ethical requirements for health professionals¿ service delivery in the community and institutional setting. Rural, remote, urban and metropolitan situations will be explored using a variety of techniques to enable reflective practice and clinical reasoning to be demonstrated. The rights and responsibilities of the individual, service provider and society at large will be explored in relation to cultural and ethnic belief systems in a multicultural society such as Australia. Students will participate in the development of core skills for professional competence i.e. effective communication, appreciation of clinical and ethical reasoning, reflective practice, critical thinking and professional practice.