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Webinar: Medicine, Doctors and The Law

Date:
30 Sep 2020
Remarks: Seminar 1
29 Oct 2020
Remarks: Seminar 2
25 Nov 2020
Remarks: Seminar 3
Course Code:
Course Fees:
Please refer below
Time:
6pm - 8pm
Venue:

Webinar via Zoom

A professional-education series for Leaders in Medicine at the Associate Consultant or Consultant level, offered by the Centre of Medical Ethics and Professionalism, SMA.

SEMINAR 1: INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH LAW - WHAT EVERY CONSULTANT NEEDS TO KNOW

  1. Introduction to the law and the Singapore legal system
  2. Understanding medical ethics and its relationship to the law
  3. Understanding the concept of Professionalism in medical practice.

Date: 30 Sept, 7 Oct 2020, Wednesday
Time: 6pm - 8pm
No. of CME points: 1 (pending SMC's approval)

Panel: Dr  T Thirumoorthy, Ms Kuah Boon Theng, Dr Lee Pheng Soon

Registration has closed.

ADDITIONAL SESSION FOR JUNIOR DOCTORS

Date: 21 October 2020, Wednesday
Time: 6pm - 8pm
No. of CME points: 1 (pending SMC's approval)

Panel: Dr  T Thirumoorthy, Ms Vanessa Lim, Dr Bertha Woon, Dr Seow Wan Tew, Dr Lee Pheng Soon

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SEMINAR 2: PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY - CORE CONCEPTS AND APPLICATION

  1. Core concepts in professional accountability.
  2. Duty of care, standard of care, standard of conduct
  3. The Medical Registration Act
  4. The SMC disciplinary process
  5. Responding to a SMC Complaint
  6. Concept of Team competence
  7. Systems issues in patient complaints

Date: 29 Oct, 5 Nov 2020, Thursday
Time: 6pm - 8pm
No. of CME points: 1 (pending SMC's approval)
Panel: Dr  T Thirumoorthy, Ms Kuah Boon Theng, Dr Lee Pheng Soon

Registration has closed.

ADDITIONAL SESSION FOR JUNIOR DOCTORS

Date: 12 Nov 2020, Wednesday
Time: 6pm - 8pm
No. of CME points: 1 (pending SMC's approval)

Panel: Dr  T Thirumoorthy, Ms Vanessa Lim, Dr Bertha Woon, Dr Seow Wan Tew, Dr Lee Pheng Soon

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

  1. Introduction to Concept of Medical 
  2. Malpractice
  3. Elements of Medical Negligence
  4. Duty of Care. Standard and Breach of Care
  5. Causation. Damage
  6. Contributory Negligence
  7. Damages
  8. Vicarious Liability
  9. Role of Medical experts
  10. The Litigation process

Date: 25 November 2020, Wednesday
Time: 6pm - 8pm
No. of CME points: 1 (pending SMC's approval)
Panel: Dr  T Thirumoorthy, Ms Kuah Boon Theng, Dr Lee Pheng Soon

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SEMINAR 4: UNDERSTANDING THE LEGAL STATUTES THAT IMPACT THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE IN SINGAPORE
SEMINAR 5: CONSENT IN MEDICAL PRACTICE FROM THE ETHICS AND LAW TO CLINICAL PRACTICE
SEMINAR 6: RISK MANAGEMENT IN MEDICAL PRATICE - A COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY APPROACH

 

Registration Fees (inclusive of GST)
SMA Members: $107
Non Members: $214

For Doctors who are employed with MOHH and/or any public healthcare institutions under the MOHH Group, this seminar will be funded by MOHH based on your completed attendance. 

Priority will be given to Consultants, Associate Consultants and doctors graduated 2014 and before.

 

For more information, please contact Denise/Serene:
Contact: 6540 9195/ 6540 9196
Email: cme@sma.org.sg

 

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