Registrations are now open. (log in required).
What will you learn?
This evening workshop helps you to gain greater insight into the
issues relating to providing expert opinion and translates the
understanding into the preparation of high quality reports. It also
explores the lawyer/expert relationship and the role of an
You can learn how to produce objective, well-structured and
comprehensive reports that communicate effectively to the reader.
This ability is one of the most important roles of an expert
Key learning outcomes
- The legal rules covering admissibility of an expert report
- How to prepare and set out an expert report to ensure
compliance with court rules
- The lawyer/expert relationship, advocate perspective and
surgical perspective on form and content.
Target group - This course is recommended for
surgeons with an interest in medico legal matters. Participants are
also encouraged to attend AMA
Impairment Guidelines 4th & 5th Edition: Difficult
Sponsorship -This activity is
proudly supported by mlcoa
Location and date:
Tuesday 26 March 2019 - Sydney,
Fee (all values
A$105 for members (Fellows, Trainees or International Medical
Graduates within the College)
A$145 for non-members of the College
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
This educational activity has been approved in the College's CPD
Program. Fellows who participate can claim 1 point per hour
(maximum of 3 points) in Category 3 - Maintenance of Knowledge and
Skills. For those with a RACS CPD requirement this activity will be
automatically uploaded to your record.
Presenters: RACS Fellows
Department of Professional Development
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons' Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9276 7440
Fax: +61 3 9276 7412