Rock & hard place

Law and Ethics in Paediatrics (Online)
8 February – 12 March 2021

This is a two day course looking at Medical Law and Ethics as applied to Paediatric Practice, including negligence, confidentiality, child protection, research, end of life care, organ donation, reporting of deaths and the Coronial process.

The course is run online over 5 consecutive weeks. The course is a blend of guided self-directed learning and synchronous live online sessions. Work will include group sessions, individual efforts and presentations as well as interactive discussions.

The course adopts an active learning strategy which consists of: ​ 

  • ​Pre-course work with activities to prepare for the course.
  • Self-directed tasks such as reading, researching & watching lectures with related activities to enhance & consolidate your learning​​.
  • Group work and group presentations.
  • Case-based learning and practical guidance where relevant.

All teaching is delivered by highly experienced paediatric practitioners and educators.

It is estimated that you will conduct 7 – 10 hours per week of guided and self-directed learning. You will be required to complete at least 80% of learning activities to receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

Online sessions*
The synchronous online sessions will be delivered on the following dates:

Monday, 8 February: 9.00 – 11.00
Friday, 12 February: 13.00 – 16.00
Monday, 15 February: 9.00 – 10.00
Monday, 22 February: 9.00 – 10.00
Monday, 1 March: 9.00 – 10.00
Monday, 8 March: 9.00 – 12.00

*NB dates may be subject to change