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Beyond Negligence

Tort reform in recent years has reduced the frequency of claims from negligent acts or omissions (medical negligence). Simultaneously, there has been increased regulation of practitioners with the “national law”. This has resulted in the number of complaints and investigations against practitioners increasing. This module highlights the rising risk of complaint and investigation, the potential consequences and how members can best manage this increased risk.

Learning outcomes

  • Participants will increase their awareness of their potential personal professional risks and to identify red flags for such risks
  • Participants will be provided with the resources to provide the necessary background and strategies to minimise personal and professional risk
  • Participants will have greater insight to these risks and have in place risk avoidance measures to mitigate their risk
    • Duration: 1 hr
    • RACGP: 2 Category 2 Points
    • ACRRM: 1 Credit Point

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