This Educational Activity (EA) CPD task consists of Part A (Critical Reading section) and B (Critical Appraisal):

Part A – Critical reading section

From the standpoint of evidence-based medicine, critical reading is an instructional tool that develops healthcare professionals’ clinical competence by enhancing their metacognitive skills, self-efficacy and culturally situated perspectives.

In this pre-webinar activity, we invite you to read the article by Kelly, A. M. (2019). Medical experts and evaluations of the standard of care in medical litigation–strengths, weaknesses, and potential improvements. J. Law Med, 27, 455-71 and complete a critical appraisal assessment.

Link to PDF article below:

kelly-experts-27-jlm-455.pdf (

Once you've completed the reading, please continue to Part B Critical Appraisal.