Providing high quality health care that optimises patient outcomes is the goal of all healthcare practitioners. Unfortunately, sometimes things go wrong and when something does go wrong, the range of damages experienced can range from slight inconvenience to catestrophic injury or death.
This course provides insight into the most common casues of negligence in the delivery of ehalthcare ervices and how to avoid them. It provides insight into medical negligance claims, how they arose and how the courst interpreted the conduct of the pracitioners and service providers involved.
This course has been peer reviewed and is suitable for all clinicians and healthcare managers.
Nurses, midwives, all clinicians, and managers
Participants will learn what negligence is and how it relates to duty of care in health. Through practical examples of case law participants will learn how the law interacts with everyday professional practice and how acts and omissions may be judged when something goes wrong. It covers common law and legislation and considers the main defences available in a claim of negligence.
The delviery of healthcare services is complex and involves many people in the delivery of services to each individual. Developing robust governance and risk management strategies is aprt of all health service planning.
This interactive, comprehensive course provides a strong basis for training in negligence, raising awareness and practical strategies that assist practitioners in discharging their duty of care to their patients and employer.