Event Details

Basic Law Intensive

22 Jun 2019 at 8:30 AM to 23 Jun 2019 at 3:00 PM
Gold Coast, Queensland
Australasian College of Legal Medicine

An intensive two-day lecture series covering core law subjects to provide doctors, dentists and other health professionals with an understanding of the basic concepts of medical law, thus allowing a credible and realistic understanding of matters of law applicable to professional practice.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recognise the legal framework that underpins the health care system in Australia.
  • Differentiate between the consent required for treatment (trespass) and informed consent (negligence).
  • Recognise the consent requirements in adults who lack capacity, both at common law and under guardianship legislation.
  • Interpret the legal medicine issues surrounding the beginning of life and end of life in clinical practice.
  • Apply the principles of confidentiality and privacy to your clinical practice and record keeping system.

To register or view the course program, please visit our website legalmedicine.com.au/basic-law-intensive


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