►Continuity of care – Keeping patients and practitioners safe

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This webinar will focus on the continuity of care is a pivotal aspect of healthcare and a core element of high-performing primary healthcare systems. It refers to the comprehensive and well-integrated management of a patient either by a single healthcare professional or a group of practitioners working in a collaborative manner .

Presented by Paul Baram and Dr John Stanton.

Paul has extensive experience in health liability claims. He acts on instructions from MIPS in representing doctors in the defence of health liability claims including catastrophic injury claims.

Dr Stanton, MBBS BEd FRACGP DRANZCOG and Medico-Legal Advisor at MIPS, focusses on preventative care and health promotion.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Identify barriers and facilitators of achieving continuity of care responsibilities in different clinical scenarios.
  • Critically reflect on legal and ethical frameworks that apply to the practitioner–patient duty of care obligations.
  • Discuss effective strategies to minimise medico-legal risk.

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