Medico-legal risks and low-value care

Low-value care is an issue of concern in Australian health care. This training highlights how medico-legal risks and low-value care are connected in several ways.

The content in this course is based on material originally developed by Professor Nola Ries, Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney as part of a research project funded by the Avant Foundation Grant program.


Target audience: GPs and Medical specialists

Open to: GPs, Pharmacists, Nurses, Students

Cost: Free

CPD points: GPs, Self-directed CPD - view details



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Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this training you should be able to:

  1. apply core legal knowledge to avoid low-value care
  2. evaluate the medico-legal risks of low-value care to inform clinical reasoning, communication and decisions
  3. implement strategies to improve patient communication and decision-making.

Continuing professional development points

RACGP

This activity has been approved for 2 points (CPD Activity) under the RACGP CPD Program for the 2020-2022 triennium (activity number: 324936).

Self-directed CPD

It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.

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