■ Medico-legal matters:
Understanding and responding to medico-legal challenges
Anatomy of a lawsuit
Navigating the process of medico-legal action
Published: January 2021
Upon completion, you will be able to:
- List the steps in the process of a legal action.
- Describe what happens at each step of a legal action.
- Identify where provincial/territorial differences exist in the process of a legal action.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CMPA. You may claim a maximum of 0.5 hour (credits are automatically calculated).
The College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC)
This online 2-credit-per-hour Assessment program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1 Mainpro+ credit.
Scientific Planning Committee: Dr. Eileen Bridges1, Dr. Shirley Lee1, Dr. Keleigh James1, Dr. Steven Bellemare1, Dr. Katherine Larivière1, Dr. Tino Piscione1, Dr. Richard Mimeault1, Dr. Robert Johnston1, Dr. Liisa Honey1, Dr. Janet Nuth1, Ms. Tunde Gondocz1
Employees of: 1. Paid employee of the CMPA
Conflict of Interest: The members of the Scientific Planning Committee have no financial or professional affiliation with any organization that can be perceived as a conflict of interest in the context of this online program.