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Medico-legal issues rural general practice

New Rural GP Orientation Course: Medico-legal Issues in Rural General Practice

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This education is accredited: RACGP 2 CPD, ACRRM 1 CME PD.

Course Overview

This module was produced from the RDN New Rural GP Orientation workshop in February 2015. Dr Ros Bullock presents on the key medico-legal issues faced by GPs in rural general practice.

At the end of this case-based session you will have a greater understanding of:

  • How to limit risk and practise wisely.
  • Who is sued and why.
  • The legal process of a patient complaint.

On completion, you will have the option to earn CPD points for this topic by undertaking an assessment activity.

Facilitator: Dr Ros Bullock

Acknowledgements

RDN particularly acknowledges and thanks NSW Ministry of Health, whose funding facilitated development of this course, and Dr Ros Bullock for facilitating the session.

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Medico-legal Issues in Rural General Practice - education
Medico-legal Issues in Rural General Practice - evaluation