75681 - Avant webinar: Brave new world - New technologies and techniques
- : Online
Relevance to General Practice
Innovation in medical technology and techniques can bring benefits and improve people’s lives. In deciding whether to introduce a new technique there is the need to reflect on the desire to increase experience and knowledge against the potential risks of the procedure.
- Identify the potential risks in obtaining informed consent for a new procedure or technology
- Discuss how to mitigate risk when performing a procedure for the first time
- Outline the ethical considerations before using a new technology/technique i.e. does new mean better?