Medical Negligence and it’s Legal Implications

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What you'll learn

Medical Negligence basically is misconduct by a medical practitioner or doctor who doesn’t provide enough care to the patients which results in a breach of their duties. A professional is deemed to be an expert in that field at least; a patient getting treated under any doctor surely expects to get healed and at least expects the doctor to be careful while performing his duties. Medical negligence has caused many deaths as well as adverse results to the patient’s health. read more »»

It is very important that every healthcare professional should be enough responsible while doing particular duties to avoid such serious effects on the patients. This topic mainly deals with the doctor-patient relationship, rights, and duties of patients, rights and duties of a doctor, damage suffered by patients due to negligence, acts of omission and commission, legal implications, the Jacob Mathew’s case, and the role of medical council of India.

Who should attend?
All Healthcare personnels, such as

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Paramedical Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Doctor-patient relationship
  • Rights and duties of patients
  • Rights and duties of a doctor
  • Legal implications


Dr R.K Sharma

President – Indian Association of Medico-legal Experts


Dr R.K Sharma is a medico legal consultant

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