► Informed consent: A legal and regulatory requirement

This webinar is relevant to all members, will identify why an informed consent is essential to good healthcare practice and what steps you should take to acquire an appropriate consent from patients within your healthcare practice. Both the current legal position in Australia ( by way of precedent cases) and the current regulatory requirements will be articulated in detail. 

The session is facilitated by Doug Gallagher Manager Member risk Education and is presented by Michael Regos solicitor . 

Learning objectives

  1. Discuss relevant regulatory and legal frameworks concerning  informed consent.
  2. Review case studies with inadequate consent and the consequences. 
  3. Plan and implement strategies to ensure informed consent is obtained.


Michael Regos has over 20 years’ experience as previous Partner of Healthcare Practice at DLA Piper where he led a dedicated legal team defending public hospitals and other entities in the state of Victoria.

Michael's particular areas of expertise include health and insurance law – medical negligence, regulatory and compliance. Michael assisted clients on the management of legal risk in hospitals and provides applied legal education, including mock coronial inquests, to the medical fraternity.

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1 Core PDP 1 hour CPD 2 Cat 2 Pts

Other Colleges and Associations may allow self assessment of CPD. For all on demand content MIPS provides a certificate of attendance detailing the activity.

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