MEDICAL LAW AND ETHICS COURSE - Joburg
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MEDICAL LAW AND ETHICS COURSE with Johann Roux; Jo'burg; 17 November 2012 - R1200
A good awareness of the medico-legal and ethical aspects relating to physiotherapy is essential to all professionals. Medical Negligence litigation is showing a steady increase in South Africa and personal injury lawyers are looking at this branch of law with more interest. Physios need to be aware of the basic legal rights and duties relating to their practice to better protect themselves against the unsavory experience of a legal action.
The crash course is presented by an admitted attorney with right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa. It explains the legal concepts informed consent, confidentiality, medical negligence and right to Healthcare in a simple and understandable manner. Attendees are also given some practical advice on how to avoid being sued, what to do when sued and some advice on preparing medico-legal reports and testifying in court.
The course also examines the HPCSA Rules of Professional Conduct relating to Health Care in general and also some specific rules relating to physios. This serves as a quick refresher on Ethics with guidance on how these rules could be interpreted in certain scenarios.
This course aims to provide a sound knowledge on basic medical law and ethics as an important facet in the repertoire of the complete physiotherapist.
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Crash Course in Medical Law and Ethics
Posted on: 08/01/2010
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Posted By Sally on 31/05/2011
Very worthwhile and thought provoking. Thank you!
Posted By Nicole on 31/05/2011
Thank you for a fantastic course!It is great to see the ethical side of physiotherapy as presented by someone in the field of law - very interesting!
Posted By Christa on 31/05/2011
Het weer gehoor & gesien almal maak foute - na 25 jaar as fisio kan 'n mens nog baie leer!
Posted By Donna on 31/05/2011
Very informative and a definite eye-opener. Highly recommended.
Posted By Yeukai on 09/01/2010
This was as enlightening a course as ever and was a wakeup call to all physios present.
Posted By Melanie on 09/01/2010
Please do this course with all final year med students, physios, OTâ€™s & psychologists! Better to start your career with this background as well!
Posted By Wellington on 09/01/2010
Excellent course, content an eye opener. I would recommend this course to anyone.
Posted By Alfred on 09/01/2010
Good presentation & can recommend to another physio.
Posted By Barbara on 09/01/2010
It''s the most interesting CPD course I''ve done in years - excellent in all ways.