Practising Under Adversity Workshop
The personal effect on health practitioners who are involved in civil litigation or who are investigated by AHPRA, Medicare, Drugs & Poisons authorities, their training provider or hospital can be immense and life changing.
Feelings of anger, denial, regret and loss of self worth are just some of the common ramifications.
There is increasing research regarding these widely recognised consequences and an increasing wealth of practical advice on how to manage these often difficult times.
The workshop will discuss some of the frequent professional and personal consequences that practitioners experience at such times and the mitigating strategies that can be adopted to minimise adverse impact.
In addition it will become clear how MIPS can advise, assist, support and represent you as your medical defence organisation.
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- Describe the potential effects of a claim, complaint or investigation on practitioners.
Identify resources who can assist and advise you negotiate this often difficult time.
Develop a strategy to manage and cope with criticism of your practice.
General practice is a large portion of MIPS membership and feature highly in the complaints and litigation sectors. As primary care givers at the coalface, this is to be expected. Certainly this statement is verified by the AHPRA annual report general practice complaint statistics as well the medical indemnity industry and various research