FOUNDATIONS OF MEDICO-LEGAL PRACTICE

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FOUNDATIONS OF MEDICO-LEGAL PRACTICE

FOUNDATIONS OF MEDICO-LEGAL PRACTICE

FOUNDATIONS OF MEDICO-LEGAL PRACTICE

The South African Medico-Legal Association and UCT Law@Work, in collaboration with Function Venues, are pleased to announce a training course in medico-legal practice that is set to commence in January 2018.

This first of the intended certificated courses will combine the benefits of highly-experienced lecturers with open discussion and diverse input. It is intended for professionals in all fields who engage in, or wish to engage in, medico-legal practice in South Africa. The scope relates to medico-legal disputes in personal injury matters as well as clinical negligence matters, and to resolution of medico-legal disputes through litigation and mediation.

Foundations of Medico-Legal Practice will be presented over six months, with sessions taking place on eleven Saturdays, followed by an optional exam in July 2018.

The six subjects that will be covered are:

  • South African law applicable to personal injury litigation
  • Ethical conduct in medico-legal practice
  • Psychology and communication in medico-legal practice
  • Logical reasoning
  • Medical science applicable to medico-legal practice
  • Other sciences applicable to medico-legal practice

The early bird discount has been extended to 30 November if the course is paid for in full. The option of payment via installments is available by special concession of UCT. This will be a R2000.00 deposit on registration and then the balance is to be paid off from January to June 2018.  Certificates will only be issued once full payment has been received. Should you wish to take up this installment option please contact Donnaleen Coue at UCT Law@Work (don.coue@uct.ac.za).

See course brochure