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Patient Education

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The Australian Patients Association in conjunction with Adviceline Injury Lawyers will be holding a series of Seminars on medical/legal/patients’ rights issues throughout 2017.We commend these informative lectures, which are being presented free of charge. Students welcome.

Venue: Level 8,555 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Time: 5PM –6PM

MASTERCLASS TOPICS

THURSDAY MARCH 16:  

Introduction to patient advocacy and compensable injuries

·         The advisory role of an advocate: the types of information that legal representatives will request from an advocate

·         Compensable injuries: medical negligence,  work-related injuries, traffic accidents and public liability.  What patients need to know early in their treatment

THURSDAY JUNE 15:

The patient complaints process ·

Possible outcomes of different types of complaints

Direct to hospital   Health Services Commissioner   Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)   Common Law claim

THURSDAY AUGUST 17:

What are my patients’ rights?

Access to information and medical practitioner behaviour guidelines ·

Access to patient health records under the Freedom of Information Act and the Health Records Act and fees associated

·         Good Medical Practice: the expectations of all registered medical practitioners

·         A patient’s right to choose their own medical professional

THURSDAY OCTOBER 13:

Informed consent: patient questions and the requirement to inform·

Understanding medical and legal jargon

·         A medical professional’s legal requirement to warn patients of dangers and risks associated with a course of treatment

·         The importance of patient’s asking questions about their concerns and risks, and understanding the answers

 

THURSDAY DECEMBER 14:

Q&A session: Questions from 2017

End of Year Drinks

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