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181134 - Avant webinar: Sand, surf and surgery - Medical tourism and its impact on Australian healthcare

  • : Online

Medical tourism is an issue that has many ethical, clinical and legal obligations for Australian medical practitioners. This webinar will explore the emerging phenomenon of Australians seeking surgery internationally and the ethical, clinical and legal implications for Australian Medical Professionals

Relevance to General Practice

When surgery goes wrong or patients seeking advice on Medical tourism GPs may be faced with the complications or questions surrounding medical tourism

Learning outcomes
  • 1. Outline the ethical issues associated with medical tourism
  • 2. Discuss the clinical and legal issues of medical tourism
  • 3. Provide an overview of current strategies to minimise the risk of medical tourism on Australian Medical Professionals.
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • The conduct of the consultation is appropriate to the needs of the patient and the sociocultural context

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • Current and emerging public health risks are effectively managed

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Personal health and wellbeing is evaluated, maintained and developed

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    • Infection control and relevant clinical practice standards are maintained

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    Delivery
    Title
    181134 - Avant webinar: Sand, surf and surgery - Medical tourism and its impact on Australian healthcare
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    01-Jan-2020
    End Date
    31-Dec-2022
    CPD Points
    2 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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