CPD Activities

Journal club 23/02/2021


Journal club 23/02/2021


Starting on :08:00 AM 22 February, 2021 Venue:THE KAREN HOSPITAL
Ending on :09:00 AM 09 March, 2021 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Dr. Nelson Mpekethu
Medical Officer
The Karen Hospital

Description

Risk of Medical Malpractice - Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. The negligence might be the result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare or health management.

Objectives

Identify the most common defense challenges in malpractice claims. Describe strategies to increase defensibility in the event of a claim. Develop best practices to avoid scope of practice and vicarious liability claims. Develop risk reduction tools.