Regardless of hierarchical position or level of experience, any health professional is subject to legal demands related to his / her performance at some point in the organization. career. At this point, having good knowledge of medical and hospital law can make a difference and help not only to protect assets and interests, but also to improve relationships with patients and institutions. Understand better!
After all, what is medical and hospital law?
Medical and hospital law is the name used to designate the set of laws and legal rules that should guide the performance of health professionals.
Understanding these guidelines in depth can prevent both your and your institution's attachment to legal proceedings headed by patients, other professionals or institutions. A good understanding of these guidelines is also critical to securing or protecting rights.
Those knowledge They are even more important in a time of judicialization of health, where seeking the judicial pathways to obtain the necessary assistance is no longer the exception to become the rule, and in which medical care is increasingly questioned by patients and families.
When can this happen?
The use of the judicial route for these purposes is a common practice abroad and that is growing in Brazil. Among the most frequent possibilities, it is possible to list:
demands for unsuccessful surgeries and procedures;
civil or criminal liability for medical error;
discussions related to the coverage of health plans;
improper exposure of patients in digital environments;
workload and other labor issues of Health professionals under their management;
leakage of information that should be protected by professional secrecy;
offenses committed in the office or hospital setting.
How can the doctor protect himself?
To enable health professionals to exercise their profession with the necessary peace of mind, IBCMED has created the online extension course in Medical and Hospital Law.
Held 100% online, the extension offers health professionals in-depth knowledge of the legislation, related not only to the practice of the doctor, but also to the pharmaceutical and health areas.
With a duration of 80 hours, the Medical and Hospital Law course enables professionals in the area to avoid damages not only related to their practice as a doctor, but also as administrator of clinics, hospitals and other institutions. This enables classes to be tailored also for managers and other professionals in leadership positions.
During the extension, the student will be able to delve into topics such as administrative medical, pharmaceutical and sports law, professional indemnity insurance, omission of help and civil and criminal liability of the healthcare professional.
At the end of the course, students will be able to practice medicine more assertively, even in emergencies or stress situations, reducing the possibility that their work or their collaborators may be questioned in the judicial sphere by patients, institutions or even bodies. of supervision.