Medico-legal risks and low-value care
The content in this course is based on material originally developed by Professor Nola Ries, Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney as part of a research project funded by the Avant Foundation Grant program.
Target audience: GPs and medical specialists
Open to: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students
CPD points: GPs, Self-directed CPD - view details
Upon completion of this training you should be able to:
- apply core legal knowledge to avoid low-value care
- evaluate the medico-legal risks of low-value care to inform clinical reasoning, communication and decisions
- implement strategies to improve patient communication and decision-making.
Continuing professional development points
This activity has been approved for 2 points (CPD Activity) under the RACGP CPD Program for the 2020-2022 triennium (activity number: 324936).
It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.
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