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Medical ethics course agenda
6 CPD credits
We are offering this as a full-day virtual course.
An understanding of biomedical ethics and the way we provide care is fundamental to the practice of medicine but, as we adjust our practices following the pandemic, ethical issues come to the fore for whole populations not just for practitioners.
This course explores how new ways of working may affect the provision of care in the future, especially balancing ethical conflicts between the promotion of health and management of illness, and other topical issues including:
Approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credits.
Dr Mike Roddis
BSc MB ChB MBA FRCPath
Director, MJ Roddis Associates Ltd.
Mike, a former pathologist, has worked as a medical director in the NHS and in the independent healthcare sector. He now works with NHS trusts and others to help them improve the performance of doctors. In particular, he works with individuals to improve their interpersonal and professional skills, and with teams of clinicians who seek help to improve their performance. He is an experienced investigator of conduct and capability issues in consultants, works as a consultancy adviser to the Royal College of Pathologists and sits on the advisory board of CORESS (a confidential reporting system for surgery).
RN, LLB (Hons), MA (Health Professional Education)
MJ Roddis Associates Ltd.
Now an independent consultant, Claire originally trained as an intensive care nurse and healthcare professional educator. More latterly, she studied law and qualified as a barrister. As a former associate director of the National Clinical Assessment Service (NCAS), Claire has a particular interest in remediation, re-skilling and rehabilitation of individual healthcare professionals and the dynamics, culture and communication within teams. Before joining NCAS, Claire was head of fitness to practise at the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Dr Samantha Bell BSc MBBS MRCP MRCGP LLM
MDU medico-legal adviser
Dr Samantha Bell studied medicine at Guy's Hospital Medical School and qualified in 1992. After gaining MRCP she went on to train as a GP, gaining MRCGP in 2003. She obtained an LLM in Health Care Ethics and Law in 2015. She worked as a GP principal in Hertfordshire before joining the MDU as a medico-legal adviser in 2015.
Interesting and interactive course. Small group. Good overview of key ethical issues in medicine. Stimulated thought and discussion. Thank you for what was a very interesting and valuable day
I genuinely got a lot from this course. Many courses are done purely for the cpd points - this was not one of them and I will recommend it to colleagues
This is a very useful course that focuses this mind on ethical decision making.
informative and engaging. Gives you a good foundation on medical ethics along with interesting case discussions
Excellent and well structured.
Really excellent course. Interactive, thought provoking, relevant to practice. Right amount of academic and legal background balanced with clinical context and real life choices/pressures.
It was a well presented, interesting course, covering ethical philosophy to cases. Definitely worth a days study leave.
Essential subject preferably taken early in substantive post. Enjoyable , thought provoking and professionally presented.
enjoyable day. interesting. comprehensive coverage of general ethical principles applied to a wide range of settings
Very stimulating Good diverse range of topics covered
Well organised course. Highlighted the important issues in medical ethics. Small group discussions very useful
Clear and practical presentation in a vast field and managed to make me feel more confident at the end of the day