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Webinar: Consent - Does yes really mean yes?

  • Dates: 27 – 27 Nov, 2018

Time: 18.30 – 19.30 CAT (GMT+2)
Suitable for: Dentists
Cost: Free for members

When it comes to obtaining valid consent, there are many key issues to consider for each patient every time they require treatment.

Join Dr Alasdair McKelvie, senior dentolegal adviser and lead for Dental Protection in South Africa, as he offers advice on current best practice in consent for treatment.

This live one-hour webinar is free for members and will focus on the consent process and its importance in both providing the best care for your patients and reducing your risk of complaints or claims.

With an opportunity for real time questions and answers during the broadcast, this is the ideal way to have the expertise of Dental Protection brought directly to you.

Webinar objectives

  • Understand the key legal and professional obligations when obtaining consent for treatment.
  • Recognise who can consent to treatment for children.
  • Be able to identify some of the barriers to effective consent.  

Presented by:

Alasdair McKelvie
Senior Dentolegal Adviser and Dental Protection Lead for South Africa

Alasdair graduated with a BDS from Dundee University in 1984, then worked for 24 years in general dental practice.

In 2007 Alasdair received an LLM in healthcare law from the Cardiff Law School. Alasdair became a full-time member of Dental Protection in 2008 and is currently a senior dentolegal adviser and lead for our South African services.

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