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Medical law course agenda 2019
6 CPD credits*
Understanding the key aspects of medical law and its implications for your clinical practice is essential to the safe care of patients. In this course you will explore the legal aspects of consent, confidentiality, mental capacity, and issues relating to the treatment of children and young people using case scenarios.
Topics covered include:
This course complements the Medical ethics course. They are on consecutive days to make it easier for you to attend both courses if you would like to.
*This course has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credits.
Dr Sarah Jarvis BSc MB BS MRCGP
MDU medico-legal adviser
Sarah trained in London and undertook an intercalated BSc which involved medical ethics. After graduating she spent several years in A&E and general medicine before becoming a GP. She was a GP principal and trainer and was involved in medical student teaching. She also sat on the GMC and MPTS Fitness to Practise Panels, eventually chairing them.
Dr Nicola Lennard
MBChB MD FRCS(General Surgery) GDL
Nicola completed her post graduate training in general and vascular surgery before taking up post, initially as a senior medical officer, then Deputy Medical Director in the medical devices division of the MHRA. She joined the MDU as a medico-legal advisor in 2013 and completed her graduate diploma in law in 2014.
Excellent down to earth teaching with lots of thought provoking topics.
Practical, structured, presented in a very friendly way, so the information is retained easily.
Professional discussion which covers all the areas we may need to know about.Friendly and interactive discussion.
Excellent overview of law and dilemmas around consent in general, and around capacity.