Law, Ethics and Judgement (450GLOS)

AvailabilityCourse has taken place
SubjectF2 Regional Teaching
DescriptionA one-day course exploring the principles of law, ethics & judgement as central to medical practice; the day will be set around case discussions and it will be discursive rather than lecturing
VenueSandford Education Centre, Cheltenham - Gloucestershire  View details
Date & timeFriday 26 January 2024, 09:15 to 16:00
LecturersDr Sam Guglani & Caroline Pennels  View details
Target audience

Mandatory: Foundation Year 2, or Non-Trainee Grade Junior Doctor

Course styleLecture
CateringRefreshments and Lunch
Core topicCore teaching
CPD hours6:00
CostNo charge
  1. Understand the framework and principles of law and ethics in medicine, and why these are important to good care
  2. Reflect on the importance of good communication and how it may be shaped by these
  3. Understand processes which scrutinise clinical practice and hold doctors to account
  4. Be able to critically engage and reason in various clinical scenarios and cases
  5. The cases will include, for example: discussions around decision making where there is a lack of capacity; disagreement between parties; arriving at a best interests plan; consent; treatment at the end of life; and finding and applying legal rules and ethical principles.

    The day’s teaching will be discursive and case-based.
Learning outcomes

This course links with the following Foundation Professional Capabilities (FPCs):

3, 4, 6, 7, 8