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Activity description

75681 - Avant webinar: Brave new world - New technologies and techniques

Avant Insurance Limited

Live webinar followed by on demand viewing

Relevance to General Practice

Innovation in medical technology and techniques can bring benefits and improve people’s lives. In deciding whether to introduce a new technique there is the need to reflect on the desire to increase experience and knowledge against the potential risks of the procedure.

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify the potential risks in obtaining informed consent for a new procedure or technology
  2. Discuss how to mitigate risk when performing a procedure for the first time
  3. Outline the ethical considerations before using a new technology/technique i.e. does new mean better?

Domains of General Practice

D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
  • Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context

D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
  • Quality evidence-based resources are critically analysed and utilised

D3. Population health and the context of general practice
  • The impacts of the social determinants of health are identified and addressed

D4. Professional and ethical role
  • Adherence to relevant codes and standards of ethical and professional behaviour

D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
  • Medico-legal requirements are integrated into accurate documentation

Curriculum Contextual Units

  • Adult health
  • Care of older people
  • Children and young people health
  • Doctor's health
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Men's health
  • Pregnancy care
  • Refugee and asylum seeker health
  • Residential care
  • Sex, sexuality, gender diversity and health
  • Women's health

Session summary


Sunday 1 Jan 2017 12:00am - Tuesday 31 Dec 2019 5:00pm

This activity is readily available at any time








Only available to members

Target Audience


For more information contact...

Ruth Crampton
T: 03 9026 5969