Fully Accredited Program Canada Clinical Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Liability and Risk Management

Canada's healthcare system is facing staggering costs from medical liability claims, with over $300 million paid in 2023 and an average $507,000 per case. Alongside rising claims volumes and costs, patient expectations for disclosure and accountability around errors or omissions has also continued to grow.

The certified program is designed to provide you with in-depth insights into the intricacies of clinical risk management, negligence prevention, and the handling of claims within the Canadian healthcare framework. Participants will gain a holistic understanding of Canada’s healthcare laws, legal and ethical aspects of medical malpractice, the principles of risk management in healthcare settings, and effective strategies for minimizing the incidence and impact of negligence.

Throughout this program, participants will discover a wide range of topics, including the nature and types of medical negligence, the dynamics of malpractice claims in Canada, ethical considerations in patient care, informed consent processes, damage assessment, and the implications of emerging healthcare laws and policies. It will provide participants with a holistic perspective on the challenges and solutions related to clinical risk and negligence management in the Canadian healthcare system.

Furthermore, you will learn how to identify and assess risks in a healthcare setting, develop and implement effective risk management protocols and understand the legal processes involved in malpractice cases. This program will also show you how to effectively manage malpractice claims, understanding the foundations of medical negligence, the importance of thorough documentation and effective dispute resolution mechanisms. These skills are essential for enhancing patient safety, reducing malpractice claims, and fostering continuous quality improvement in healthcare services.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in Canada Clinical Risk Management. This distinguished certification will demonstrate your expertise to implement effective risk management strategies, handle potential malpractice issues, and elevate the standard of care provided. You will also be able to enhance your professional credibility within the healthcare sector, potentially leading to broader career advancement opportunities.

Globally demanded and recognized, this industry-recognized certification also holds lifelong validity and will underscore your credentials in the domain of healthcare law and medical malpractice management in Canada.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program and explore the intricate legal landscape encompassing healthcare liability, medical malpractice proceedings, and patient rights within Canada's healthcare system.
  • Attain the industry-recognized Certification in Canada Clinical Risk Management. This certification will amplify your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in managing medical negligence and your ability to expertly navigate the complexities around healthcare legislation and compliance in Canada. 
  • Gain proficiency in applying pivotal legal principles and landmark judicial precedents influencing healthcare law, relating to hospital and practitioner negligence, to enhance patient safety and mitigate exposure to liability.
  • Familiarize yourself with key legislation for investigating and reporting adverse events and critically analyze patient relations departments to understand the collaboration between legal and medical systems, enhancing care quality and patient safety.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Accreditations

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This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect From This Live Program

Medical malpractice litigation in Canada is a prolonged process, with cases spanning approximately four years on average, imposing an emotional toll on healthcare professionals while inadvertently fostering the practice of defensive medicine. Navigating this complex landscape necessitates healthcare providers to cultivate a comprehensive grasp of stringent safety protocols, strategic risk management frameworks, and evolving legislative mandates to effectively mitigate potential liabilities and deliver exemplary patient care services.

This certified program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex legal landscape governing the Canadian healthcare system, particularly in managing healthcare liability, medical malpractice, and patient rights. You will undergo an in-depth exploration of the latest legal frameworks surrounding healthcare liability, delving into critical issues such as informed consent and patient grievance management, while gaining insights into the nuances of hospital and practitioner negligence.

The program will help you to harness your proficiency in risk assessment and mitigation strategies, enabling the identification and minimization of potential hazards to reduce legal claims and enhance patient safety protocols. You will also gain valuable insights on effective communication strategies to enhance patient-centered interactions, ensuring transparency and efficiently addressing concerns. Additionally, the program also fosters cultural competence, enabling you to deliver inclusive and respectful care to diverse patient populations.

Throughout the program, you will examine seminal court decisions influencing health law, receiving practical guidance on maintaining meticulous records, conducting capacity assessments, and navigating adverse event reporting procedures. It also emphasizes a trauma-informed approach to healthcare disputes and fosters a deep understanding of the legal and medical collaboration necessary to enhance patient safety and care quality. Lastly, you will gain proficiency in assessing informed consent, evaluating capacity, and navigating the legal requirements surrounding patient decision-making processes.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in Canada Clinical Risk Management, enhancing your professional credentials and demonstrating your mastery of the key principles related to Canada's legal and ethical framework in healthcare. This industry-recognized certification offers lifelong validity and distinguishes you as an expert in the legal and ethical dimensions of medical malpractice and risk management.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • Legal Literacy
  • Patient Engagement
  • Patient Safety
  • Medical Liability Claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Canadian Medical Liability System
  • Patient Rights
  • Medical Negligence Claims
  • Court Process
  • Alternatives To Court
  • Patient-Centered Approach
  • Adverse Events Investigation
  • Record-Keeping Proficiency
  • Patient’s Right To Records
  • Informed Consent Assessment
  • Consent And Capacity Board
  • Trauma-Informed Approach
  • Cultural Competency Tools
  • Patient-Centered Communication
  • Capacity Assessment
  • Medical-Legal Collaboration
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Informed Consent Protocols
  • Patient Complaints Management

Your Faculty Director

Sonia Nijjar
Sonia Nijjar
Highly Esteemed Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Sonia Nijjar is a highly esteemed medical malpractice lawyer in Toronto, recognized for her commitment to enhancing healthcare through the integration of legal and medical systems. Named "One to Watch" by Best Lawyers Canada® in 2021 and 2022, she has held significant leadership roles, including Chair of the Medical Malpractice section at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and board member at Reconnect Community Health Services and a community hospital’s Research and Ethics Board.

Sonia is an active speaker and contributor to discussions on medical-legal issues, frequently presenting at institutions such as the Law Society of Ontario and the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Her work promotes patient safety and advances legal frameworks, making her a pivotal figure in fostering improvements in healthcare quality.

Canada Clinical Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Liability and Risk Management Program Agenda

Module 1 - Historical Context for Healthcare Liability
Module 2 - What is Medical Malpractice?
Module 3 - Legal Trends and Outcomes
Module 4 - Record Keeping
Module 5 - (Informed) Consent and Capacity
Module 6 - Alternative Patient Dispute Resolution
Module 7 - The Law and Patient Safety
Module 8 - Trauma-Informed Approach to Healthcare Disputes
Module 9 - Hospital Investigations and Adverse Events
Module 10 - Risk Mitigation and Medical-Legal Collaboration

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain In-Depth Insights into Clinical Risk Management: Acquire a comprehensive understanding of clinical risk management principles and strategies within the Canadian healthcare framework.
  • Prevent Medical Negligence: Learn effective techniques for preventing medical negligence and minimizing its impact on patient safety and healthcare quality.
  • Handle Malpractice Claims Effectively: Understand the dynamics of malpractice claims in Canada and develop skills for managing these claims efficiently.
  • Explore Ethical Considerations in Patient Care: Delve into the ethical aspects of patient care, including informed consent processes and damage assessment.
  • Stay Updated on Emerging Healthcare Laws: Gain insights into the implications of emerging healthcare laws and policies affecting clinical risk and negligence management.
  • Identify and Assess Healthcare Risks: Develop proficiency in identifying and assessing risks within healthcare settings to enhance patient safety and reduce legal claims.
  • Implement Risk Management Protocols: Learn how to develop and implement effective risk management protocols to safeguard against potential hazards.
  • Understand Legal Processes in Malpractice Cases: Gain a thorough understanding of the legal processes involved in handling malpractice cases and medical negligence.
  • Enhance Patient Safety and Quality Improvement: Acquire skills essential for enhancing patient safety, reducing malpractice claims, and fostering continuous quality improvement in healthcare services.
  • Develop Cultural Competence in Healthcare: Learn to deliver inclusive and respectful care to diverse patient populations, fostering cultural competence and enhancing patient-centered interactions.

Certification in Canada Clinical Risk Management

Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in Canada Clinical Risk Management that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity. Globally demanded and recognized, this certification will affirm your expertise in the intricate field of Canadian medical malpractice, including your proficiency in defending against medical negligence claims and aligning with the regulatory frameworks within medical law. This program is developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and the content of this program has been certified by CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional principals.

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

Canada

Dates: 20 - 21 Nov 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 8:00am - 3:30pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)
10:00am - 5:30pm Central Standard Time (CST)
11:00am - 6:30pm Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 17 Sep 2024 By 29 Oct 2024 After 29 Oct 2024
Canada Delegates CAD 1,895 CAD 2,095 CAD 2,195

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies)

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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