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Medicine, Doctor and The Law 2023

Date:
10 Jan 2023 - 08 Nov 2023
Course Code:
Course Fees:
SMA Member S$106.00
Non Member S$214.00
Time:
Refer to the individual modules below
Venue:
Webinar via Zoom & Face to Face
CME Point(s):
1 CME Point(s)

An educational series for professional development of medical doctors offered by the Singapore Medical Association Centre for Medical Ethics and Professionalism (SMA CMEP).

Objectives:

  1. To equip medical doctors on the basic knowledge of the law and medical professionalism as it affects medical practice in Singapore.
  2. To understand the law as it applies to the area of professional regulation, governance and accountability
  3. To acquire the strategies for good legal risk management to reduce claims and complaints.
  4. To apply the law and professional ethics to promote patient safety and patient-centred medical practice.

SEMINAR 1: INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH LAW AND SYSTEMS GOVERNING MEDICINE AND DOCTORS

Date: 10th January 2023, Tuesday
Time: 12.30pm - 2.00pm
No. of CME points: 1 (pending SMC's approval)

Panel: Dr Peter Chow

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SEMINAR 2: PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND THE SINGAPORE MEDICAL COUNCIL

Date: 8th March 2023, Wednesday
Time: 12.30pm - 2.00pm
No. of CME points: 1 (pending SMC's approval)
Panel: A/Prof Seow Wan Tew

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SEMINAR 3: MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE - UNDERSTANDING THE CONCEPTS, PROCESSES AND DEFENCE

Date: 9th May 2023, Tuesday
Time: 12.30pm - 2.00pm
No. of CME points: 1 (pending SMC's approval)
Panel: Dr Peter Chow

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SEMINAR 4: RISK MANAGEMENT FOR DOCTORS - THE BASICS

Date: 5th July 2023, Wednesday
Time: 12.30pm - 2.00pm
No. of CME points: 1 
Panel: A/Prof Seow Wan Tew

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SEMINAR 5: CONSENT - THE CORE CONCEPTS IN CONSENT

Date: 5th September 2023, Tuesday (F2F)

Location: TBC
Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm
No. of CME points: 2 
Panel: Dr Peter Chow

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SEMINAR 6: IMPORTANT LEGAL STATUTES IN MEDICAL PRACTICE

Date: 8th November 2023, Wednesday
Time: 12.30pm - 2pm
No. of CME points: 1 
Panel: A/Prof Seow Wan Tew

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Registration Fees:
SMA Members: $100 (before GST)
Non Members: $200 (before GST)

inclusive of 7% GST (registration before 31st December 2022)
SMA Members: $107
Non Members: $214

inclusive of 8% GST (registration from 1st January 2023)
SMA Members: $108
Non Members: $216

For Doctors/Dentists who are employed with MOHH or any of the public healthcare institutions under the MOHH Group, including the 3 Clusters (NUHS, NHG, Singhealth), this seminar will be directly billed to MOHH based on your completed attendance.

Your Personal Training Fund remains untouched.

Doctor employed by SAF, MOH, HPB, HSA, A*Star and NUS; Visiting Consultants, Clinical Fellows and Locums are not eligible for sponsored attendance. Please register with fees. 

For more information, please contact Muhammad Nabawi:
Email: cme@sma.org.sg

Login as an SMA Member before registration to view your personal information and course details in your Account.