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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 Claire Macaulay MD MBChB(Hons) BSc(Hons) MRCP
Claire is an experienced medico-legal adviser. She supports members with medico-legal issues, complaints and claims. Claire is based in Glasgow where she was previously a medical oncology specialist registrar. Before joining the MDU in 2009, she completed a period of academic research leading to the award of a Doctorate in Medicine.
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.
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