Stay current on important issues in the medical-legal matrix!
(Original Course Date: October 21, 2019)
Who should attend: Doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners and other health care providers, lawyers, paralegals, and litigation legal support staff
Learning level: All levels
The twin disciplines of medicine and law naturally have many points of intersection. This comprehensive conference will examine an array of issues of current and ongoing relevance for doctors, lawyers, nurses, and legal support staff.
This dual focus conference will qualify for CME (Continuing Medical Education) credits with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC in addition to qualifying for CLE (Continuing Legal Education) credits with the Law Society of BC.
At this course you will learn about:
- trends in the regulation of the professions: medicine and law
- Meta Cognition: what brain science is telling us about how to make better decisions, especially when under pressure
- how to effectively manage medical legal reports—from the doctor's and the lawyer's point of view
- Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)—we will take you through a case study example of a patient's journey
- the next phase of cannabis legalization and its medical implications
- current issues in improving road safety from RoadSafety BC
- concussion and traumatic brain injury—the current science and best practices
Plan to join your colleagues in medicine and law for an amazing day of cross disciplinary learning and networking!
CLEBC acknowledges the leadership and support of Doctors of BC in the design and delivery of this conference!
This program was co-developed by Doctors of BC and CLEBC and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity, and balance.
The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians. This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and has been approved by UBC CPD for up to 6.5 MOC Section 1 Group Learning credits. This program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 6.5 Mainpro+ Group Learning credits. Each physician should claim only those credits accrued through participation in the activity. CFPC Session ID#: 190800-001
Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 6.25 hours (a minimum of 1 hour pertaining to professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management)
Dr. Kathleen Ross — President, Doctors of BC, Vancouver
Allan P. Seckel, QC — CEO, Doctors of BC, Vancouver
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