Date: 22nd March 2017
Venue: Online Course
Description: The amount of regulation and guidelines have increased exponentially over the past 45 years, my lifetime in dentistry. Litigation and complaints against dentists are still rising, in spite of all our efforts to prevent it. This presentation will focus on the distinction between incompetence and clinical negligence and highlight the ways in which we can avoid - or deal with - claims made against us. I will explain the process of a medico-legal claim and show how problems can be prevented or managed.
To understand the difference between clinical and legal definitions of negligence;
i) How to protect yourself from claims or complaints against you;
ii) How to provide predictable and effective periodontal treatment in general practice