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UCT Health Professionals Expert Online Training

The Provision of Expert Opinion & Evidence as a Health Professional (Online) 29 to 30 April 2021 UCT Faculty of Health Sciences (09h00 to 16h00) This is a two-day online programme aimed at health professionals who are interested in servicing the legal and business domains with expert opinion and evidence. This includes private practice, academia and business employees who may wish to learn more regarding the provision of evidence. The course is offered in partnership with Burns-Hoffman Consulting, a specialist consultancy in the provision of expert opinion, incapacity, risk and medico-legal assessment reports. Elise Burns-Hoffman from BurnsHoffman Consulting will present the course alongside a team of senior legal and health professionals including business experts in the field. Who should attend? Those with a medical, paramedical, nursing degree/diploma - or related health professional qualification are invited to attend - including doctors; occupational therapists; physiotherapists; psychologists; social workers etc. Risk claims assessors in possession of the above-mentioned qualifications are encouraged to attend. Course content: • Introduction to the Constitution of South Africa and constitutional damages • The Law of Delict – with specific focus on professional medical negligence • Practical expert witness training including: o the drafting of expert http://ail: o undergoing examination-in-chief o cross-examination • Professional report writing Assessment: Participants will be required to complete an online questionnaire as part of their assessment on the UCT Vula Platform. A Certificate of Completion and CPD points will be issued to participants on successful completion of the course. Registration & Fees Registration closes Friday 23 April 2021. The course fee is R 8 500 per person. CPD points For more information or to register email or visit the website. Continuing Education Unit Faculty of Health Sciences | University of Cape Town

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