Mangalore: Horizon 2010
Posted On: 20/03/2010 14:26 GMT
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By Mavis Mangalore
Mangalore : A workshop on medical legal issues Organized by Father Muller Center for Hospital Administration, on 19th march 2010 in the conference hall.
Dr. Jacintha D’Souza Principal Roshni Nilaya, chief guest of the Programme inaugurated the workshop by lighting the candle and delivered the key note address in which she stressed on the need of health care professionals to have a right attitude towards the society and to the patients.

Then Fr.Patrick Rodrigues, Director FMMC, in his presidential speech spoke about different governmental rules coming up in the health care system regarding medical negligence and the importance of having knowledge on these issues. Fr.Denis D’Sa administrator FMMC, in his felicitation, mentioned about the relevance of the subject in the present world.

The first session was on legal aspects regarding the medical records.The speaker for the session was Advocate Udayananda.A, who gave the insight on the need of healthcare professionals to follow the code of ethics and explained the importance of proper documentation in the healthcare system mainly in medico legal cases.

The afternoon session was on ‘patient consent’ presented by Advocate K.Nikesh Shetty The next session was taken up by Advocate Deenanath Shetty. On the topic medical negligence-consumer protection act 1986. This session gave more insight on medical negligence in a view of consumer perspective.

This session was followed by the panel discussion and valedictory function. Fr. Shaiju organizing secretary of Horizon 2010 thanked the gathering.  

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