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Medical Professionalism: Professional Standards In The Care Of The Vulnerable Adult

Date:
20 Apr 2024
Course Code:
MCA01/April2-24
Course Fees:
SMA Member Complimentary
Non Member Complimentary
Time:
12.30pm - 4.30pm
Venue:
Webinar via ZOOM
CME Point(s):
2 CME Point(s)

Healthcare professionals providing care to vulnerable adults should ensure that their clinical practice meets the expected standard of care and that they are familiar with the relevant laws that apply to this group of patients.

 

The Vulnerable Adults Act (VAA) aims to protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect or self-neglect, and to provide timely and effective intervententions to prevent further abuse or neglect.

 

This webinar will discuss how the VAA legislation came about, its relevance and applications in clinical practice for healthcare professionals and explore the standards of care expected in managing vulnerable adults.

 

Time

Programme

Speakers                                                   

12.30pm Pre-webinar survey  

1.00pm

Introduction

Dr Giles Tan

Associate Director

Singapore Medical Association (SMA CMEP)

1.10pm

Overview of Vulnerable Adults Act (VAA) and its relevance to healthcare professionals

Ms Ang Bee Lian

Senior Adviser

Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)

1.40pm How the Adult Protective Service (APS) works to protect vulnerable adults 

Ms Bibi Koh

Adult Protective Service

Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)

 

Ms Teresa Chua

Adult Protective Service

Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)

2.10pm

The role of healthcare profesionals in the protection of vulnerable adults and clinical applications of the VAA

A/Prof Corinne Ghoh

Associate Professor, Department of Social Work

National University of Singapore (NUS)

 

Clin Asst Prof Bharathi Balasundaram

Senior Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine Changi General Hospital (CGH)

2.40pm

Managment of vulnerable adults in the primary care setting: Clinical case discussion

Dr Goh Kar Cheng

Consultant, Department of Psychological Medicine,  National University Hospital (NUH)

3.10pm Panel Discussion

All Speakers
Invited panelist: Mr Chong Yue En
CMEP Faculty

4.20pm

Closing

Dr Giles Tan

Associate Director

Singapore Medical Association (SMA CMEP)

4.30pm

End of Seminar

 

 

 

**Information is accurate at the time of printing**

Organized By

Mr Spencer Soh / Ms Denise Tan
62231264
cme@sma.org.sg

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