15 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: Delivered by distance learning (online), the module will revise and expand the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for continuing practice at an advanced level in the legal and forensic aspects of Emergency Medicine. Main topics will include confidentiality, consent and capacity, the coronial system, personal injury procedures, personal injury report writing, medical negligence procedures and reports.

Staff Contact: Roger Dalton
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK