Date recorded: Thursday 16 April 2020
Suitable for: All New Zealand Medical Protection members
Join Medical Protection in-house experts Dr Tim Cookson and Dr Samantha King, for this one-hour recorded Q&A webinar examining the medicolegal implications facing medical practitioners as a result of COVID-19 Alert Level 4.
Dr Cookson and Dr King will discuss common questions and concerns raised by fellow Medical Protection members, as well as your real time questions during the webinar.
A broad range of topics will be covered, such as:
- Medical Council guidance,
- privacy and HDC concerns,
- managing remote consultations, and
- ethical concerns arising, including use of PPE.
Learn about the medicolegal implications of our changed working practices
Learn how to reduce or mitigate risks associated with these changed practices
Gain an understanding of the concerns shared by other medical practitioners in regards to COVID-19
Dr Tim Cookson is a Medical Adviser for Medical Protection in New Zealand. A graduate of Otago University, Dr Cookson worked in paediatrics before commencing general practice in 1987. Dr Cookson has been a GP in a central Wellington city practice for many years and is involved with undergraduate and GPEP training.
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