By the end of the course you will have a basic understanding of the law on professional negligence and of measures to ensure compliance with legal and other requirements the concepts of duty of care, breach of duty, causation of damage and compensation for injury, pain, suffering and distress the need for consent confidentiality handling information the legal importance of accurate records.
Suitable for: All staff in health, community and social care.
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Dr Peter Feldschreiber MB.BS. and Barrister-at-Law
Medical Practitioner, Barrister-at-Law
Mini Biography: The subject matter expert is Dr Peter Feldschreiber qualified MB.BS. at Kings College Hospital Medical School in 1974 and specialised in general medicine and pharmacology, therapeutics and pharmaceutical medicine. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and holds an appointment as Medical Assessor to the Committee on Safety of Medicines. He is a Barrister at Lincoln's Inn practising in all aspects of Medical Law.
An invaluable course for all those in healthcare clearly setting out the risks and consequences involved in the care of those seeking medical attention.
This course will give health, community and social care staff an understanding of the legal responsibilities and constraints of their work in general practice and the community. Users will lern of the nature of liability and so be able to understand that all NHS staff can take steps to avoid risks to patients and others. By enabling access on-line, users can work at their own pace, and when all exercises have beencompleted, receive a Certificate for CPD or annual appraisal purposes.