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Free Legal education seminars for health practitioners


Our seminars

  • Have been developed to assist you improve outcomes for your patients and minimise risk in your practice
  • Available at your clinic
  • Cost and obligation free
  • May contribute to your CPD points

For health practitioners, navigating the legal system can sometimes be complex. Our experienced team of lawyers are here to help.


Seminar topics available

Asbestos Claims

Explanation of who is at risk of an asbestos related disease (asbestosis, mesothelioma, lung cancer); new population trends; legal rights of asbestos victims; entitlements; the litigation process de-mystified.

Public Liability

An overview of public liability law; information to identify patients who may be entitled to make a public liability claim; lump sum compensation entitlements; the claim process explained.

Medical Law

Medical Law explained; the claim process; common causes of actions against health professionals; specific areas of risk for health professionals.

Confidentiality

Privacy vs confidentiality; patients’ rights and your obligations: duty of confidentiality, exceptions to duty, duty to breach confidentiality; addressing the conflicts in confidentiality.

Motor Vehicle Claim

Overview of Motor Vehicle Compensation scheme; help patients who had experienced a Motor Vehicle Accident lodge a claim; understand time limits for lodging documents; understand patients’ entitlements and benefits associated with a claim.

Workers Compensation

Overview of Workers Compensation in including system of payments and model of assessment; defining a work related injury; explain what health professionals need to know about their roles and responsibilities; the claims process; entitlements: medical and other benefits; weekly payments, lump sum payments; disputing a decision.

Legal Issues of Capacity

Capacity defined; an explanation of the different powers of attorney and how they apply; guardianship and administration; advanced care planning and end of life decisions.

Documentation, Report Writing and Attending Court

Writing reports and documenting clinical notes: content, access, litigation; responding to subpoenas; attending court and giving evidence. This information will assist you to minimise your legal risks and survive the court process.

Register for Free Legal education seminars for health practitioners