Clinical Responsibility and the Law

Public course: £245 + VAT
In-house course: call for details
Duration: 1 Day (6 hours CPD)

Clinical Responsibility and the Law - Overview

All healthcare professionals must understand and maintain the required professional standards.

Clinical Responsibility is an intensive and practical training day. Through trainer-led discussions and practical case studies, the issues facing healthcare professionals in their daily practice will be examined. Accountability within the organisation and the individual responsibility will both be considered.

The extent and nature of the professional’s duty of care will be discussed in the light of relevant case law. The distinction between a negligent act and an error of judgment which is not negligent will be analysed. The risk of blame and litigation will be put in context to demonstrate how to practice safely and lawfully, without being hindered by unrealistic fears.

The principles of clinical audit and risk management will be discussed to enable learning and improvement in clinical practice to create and maintain best practice standards.

Key learning points

  • Recognise the implications of Clinical and Managerial responsibility
  • Assess Personal and Corporate Accountability
  • Appreciate the responsibility of the organisation and the individual Understand the extent of the duty of care
  • Understand when an adverse outcome constitutes negligence
  • Identify requirements for achieving a successful defence and justification of clinical practice when there is an adverse outcome
  • How to implement best practice Clinical Audit and Risk Management in a non-blaming culture


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