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Medico-legal seminar 2016

The Malaysian CEP in collaboration with the Emergency Department, Universiti Sains Malaysia will organize the above seminar on pertinent medico-legal issues. Although the focus is specifically in the context of emergency medicine, healthcare workers working in other fields will find this seminar useful.

What the participants will learn from this seminar:

Gleaning an overview of medico-legal issues within the Malaysian context

The concept of futility in resuscitation - how do we determine it?

Do-No-Active-Resuscitation (DNAR) - when and how should we consider it?

Forensic medico-legal issues

Medical Negligence - Legal issues and solutions

Pediatric Medico-legal issues within the Malaysian context

How can a healthcare professional minimize the risk of getting sued?

Practical tips on giving expert opinions in court - the Do's and the Don'ts

Speakers include:

Prof Dr. Puteri Nemie Jahn Kassim (IIUM) (Main speaker)

Dr. Mahathar Abd Wahab (Hospital Kuala Lumpur)

Dr. Rosniza Abd Aziz (USM)

Mr. Cheah PL (Cheah & Co, Law firm)

Dates: 4th - 5th January 2016

Venue: Aras 4, Jabatan Perubatan Kecemasan, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kampus Kesihatan, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan

To view and download the full program and registration form, click here

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