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181141 - Avant webinar: Conflict of interest - Pharma and research

  • : Online

Medical research and development are often closely linked to pharmaceutical companies and their funding. This webinar will explore the ethical and professional implications of this for Australian medical practitioners

Relevance to General Practice

There are fears that the commercially funded research will validate the company’s products (even if this is not the case), the results maybe cherry picked and or the company may refuse to publish negative results.

Learning outcomes
  • Outline the considerations for clinical decision making associated with pharmaceutical funded research
  • Describe what constitutes evidence in the context of clinical innovation and pharmaceutical companies
  • Examine what the future may hold with increasing accountability, openness and transparency for the pharmaceutical industry
  • 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

    • The health needs of individuals are balanced with the health needs of the community through effective utilisation of resources

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    • Medico-legal requirements are integrated into accurate documentation

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
    • Children and young people health
    • Doctor's health
    • Individuals with disabilities
    • Men's health
    • Pregnancy care
    • Refugee and asylum seeker health
    • Residential care
    • Sex, sexuality, gender diversity and health
    • Women's health
    • General practice research
    181141 - Avant webinar: Conflict of interest - Pharma and research
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    1 hour
    Start Date
    End Date
    CPD Points
    2 points
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