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
CPD points: Self-directed CPD - view details
Upon completion of this training you should be able to:
- apply core legal knowledge to avoid low-value care
- evaluate the medico-legal risks of low-value care to inform clinical reasoning, communication and decisions
- implement strategies to improve patient communication and decision-making.
Continuing professional development points
It is recommended that 1 CPD hour be recorded for the purposes of self-directed CPD.