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7th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference 2015

Rydges Melbourne * | Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
From 1425 to 1974 USD
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Title: 7th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference 2015
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From Jun, 22, 2015 to Jun, 23, 2015
Location: Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 1425 to 1974 USD
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  • Nurses
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The 7th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference again brings together leading barristers, lawyers, obstetricians, midwives and academics in this must-attend legal forum which has become a calendar event. Don’t miss this exciting and highly educational summit where you can network and learn from the industry leaders and colleagues alike and also pick up those valuable CPD points. This event promises in 2015 to deliver a top shelf educational experience full of case studies and the latest thinking and trends from academia, government, the bar and clinical practice. 


  • Professor Alec Welsh, Professor in Maternal- Fetal Medicine, School of Women’s & Children’s Health, University of New South Wales
  • David Hirsch, Barrister, Selborne Chambers
  • Michelle Newton, Vice-President, Australian College of Midwives and Lecturer in Midwifery, La Trobe University
  • Janine McIlwraith, Senior Associate, Catherine Henry Partners, and General Editor, Australian Civil Liability Bulletin
  • Mary Anne Hartley QC, Barrister, Victorian Bar
  • David Amor, Medical Director, Victorian Clinical Genetics Services
  • Dr Srinivas Bolisetty, Lead Clinician & Senior Neonatologist, Department of Newborn Care, Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick
  • Sharon Keeling MBBS, PhD, JD, Barrister, Victorian Bar
  • Anna Robertson, Barrister, Victorian Bar
  • Dr. Danielle Wilkins, Director of Maternity Services, Cabrini Health
  • Ruanne Brell, Senior Solicitor, Avant Mutual Group

Topics covered include:

  • Eligibility, access and collaboration - past, present and future challenges in Australia.
  • Bad outcomes in Maternity Care: Do Obstetricians intervene enough?
  • More lifting of the drapes: What really happens in obstetric litigation?
  • Litigation based policy against evidence based practice
  • Pre-pregnancy genetic screening
  • Legal issues concerning homebirth
  • Ideal practice or reasonable practice
  • Balancing the interest of your clients and mitigating litigation opportunities
  • International surrogacy
  • Insurance and indemnity issues and trends in obstetrics and midwifery
  • Border line viability and responsibility around resuscitating before 24 weeks.
  • What to expect if I get called to the coroners court?
  • Defensive medicine
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Rydges Melbourne
186 Exhibition St
Melbourne VIC 3000
Phone:(03) 9662 0511

For your convenience, Lido Group will organise your accommodation and travel, please call 1800 817 339

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Our goal is to establish long term relationships with our sponsors. Long-term relationships can only be built and maintained if the sponsorship packages sold are effectively fulfilled and our sponsors gain optimal service, branding, exposure and networking opportunities.

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  • Strengthens and confirms your market position through consistent and continual branding awareness and networking opportunities with high level decision-makers
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  • Reach important targeted commercial prospects face to face in a social, relaxed environment. The ideal platform to build strong business friendships
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