Webinar recordings

Watch the on-demand recordings of live webinars

Most of our webinar recordings are for Members only. If a webinar is accessible to all medical professionals, this is clearly noted below.

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Are you confident you and your practice comply with AHPRA’s advertising guidelines?

In this recording of a live webinar, MDA National’s risk adviser, Gae Nuttall and medico-legal adviser, Nerissa Ferrie discuss your responsibilities and requirements when promoting your health services.

This 38-minute on-demand webinar was recorded live on 27 March 2019 and is exclusively for MDA National Members.

The webinar was designed for a practice-based audience and is most relevant to:

  • doctors in specialist training
  • doctors in practice, especially practice owners.

Members can view the recorded webinar and find related resources now by clicking the button above.

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Have you ever found yourself wondering how to broach a tough topic of conversation but felt daunted and unsure where to begin?

It can be challenging to effectively navigate a disagreement with a co-worker, especially if they're 'above' you; however, it's vital for positive team dynamics and safe patient care.

If you want to upskill in having delicate discussions to resolve conflict with more confidence, the Diplomacy in a hierarchy resource series is for you.

 

This on-demand webinar was recorded on 2 September 2020 and is available for all Australian medical professionals.

The information in this webinar recording and related resources is provided as a guide only and MDA National accepts no responsibility for how it may apply to your personal situation.

General enquiries or comments relating to this webinar should be emailed to education@mdanational.com.au.

If you have a specific medico-legal query freecall 1800 011 255 or email peaceofmind@mdanational.com.au. This is a service for MDA National Members.

Members are free to share the Diplomacy in a hierarchy webinar recording and related educational resources with others who may benefit. These resources were created for MDA National early career Members as well as to benefit the wider Australian medical community.

 

The use of online DNA tests is likely to increase. Are you ready to help people who are curious about or have already done one?

In this recording of a live webinar, Edwina Middleton (Program Leader & Senior Genetic Counsellor, The Centre for Genetics Education, NSW Health) and Julie Brooke-Cowden (Manager, Professional Services, MDA National) explore practical advice to help people make informed decisions about personal genomic tests.

This 38-minute on-demand webinar was recorded live on 10 September 2019 and is exclusively for MDA National Members.

The webinar was designed for a practice-based audience and is most relevant to:

  • doctors in specialist training
  • doctors in practice.

 

Members can view the recorded webinar and find related resources now by clicking the button above.

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How do you optimally manage consultations to reduce confusion about physical examinations and sensitive questions?

In this recording of a live webinar Dr Frances Poliniak (GP and medical educator) and Dr Jane Deacon (Manager, Medico-legal advisory services and GP) examine how to reduce the risk of adverse patient experiences while strengthening the therapeutic relationship. This webinar relevant to doctors at all stages of their career.

This 40-minute on-demand webinar was recorded live on 8 May 2019 and is exclusively for MDA National Members.

 

 

Members can view the recorded webinar and find related resources now by clicking the button above.

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Did the case against Dr Bawa-Garba make you question supervision, collaboration or handover in your hospital?

Dr Jane Deacon and Janet Harry from our medico-legal advisory team explore how hospital-based doctors can contribute to enhancing teamwork in three key areas related to the case in this recording of a live webinar.

This webinar was created for early career hospital-based Members; however, it is relevant to doctors at all stages of their career. If you’re not familiar with Jack and Dr Bawa-Garba’s case, click here for relevant background information. 

This 45-minute on-demand webinar was recorded live on 13 November 2019 and is exclusively for MDA National Members.

 

 

Members can view the recorded webinar and find related resources now by clicking the button above.

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What are your obligations to patients or when managing staff during a pandemic? Would you like help understanding COVID-19 telehealth MBS items?

MDA National staff share the knowledge gained from the record-breaking number of queries Members asked in March 2020 and answer doctors’ live questions in this 47-minute webinar recorded on 8 April 2020.

This webinar is available for all Australian medical professionals.

Topics

Introduction  0.00

Obligations to patients 6.00

Obligations to staff/practice 14.30

Telehealth 25.30

Patient discloses they’re not self-isolating as required 43.05

Wrap up 43.45
 

 

Related resources

You'll find written answers to questions that we didn’t have time to cover during the live session here.
Visit MDA National’s COVID-19 information hub for up-to-date advice and resources, including FAQs on your medico-legal responsibilities during a pandemic. For additional resources, explore the links below.

Obligations to patients

 

Obligations to staff

 

Telehealth

 

The information in this recording is provided as a guide only and MDA National accepts no responsibility for it being up-to-date or how it may apply to your personal situation.

General enquiries or comments relating to this webinar should be emailed to education@mdanational.com.au.

MDA National Members who have a specific medico-legal query can freecall 1800 011 255 or email peaceofmind@mdanational.com.au. This is a service for MDA National Members.

Members are free to share these resources with others who may benefit. These COVID-19 resources were created for MDA National Members as well as to benefit the wider Australian medical community.

Do you confidently and properly protect the privacy of your patients’ health data?

In this recording of a live webinar, MDA National’s risk adviser, Gae Nuttall and medico-legal adviser, Dr Jane Deacon discuss your responsibilities and the ‘fine print’ for protecting your patient’s health data.

This 45-minute on-demand webinar was recorded live on 12 September 2018 and is exclusively for MDA National Members.

The webinar was designed for a practice-based audience and is most relevant to:

  • doctors in specialist training
  • doctors in practice.

 

Members can view the recorded webinar and find related resources now by clicking the button above.

Log in to your Online Services account to access this on-demand webinar. Not yet registered for a Member Online Services account? Click here and get started today.

 

What forms of electronic communication are appropriate for patients? How do the Australian Privacy Principles apply to me? What are the criteria for reporting a notifiable data breach?

Medico-legal experts Gae Nuttall and Dr Jane Deacon answer medical professionals’ frequently asked, overlooked, and on-the-spot patient privacy-related questions.

This 38-minute on-demand webinar is particularly for doctors working in private practice, including GPs and many other practice-based specialists.

This on-demand webinar was recorded live on 25 March 2020 and is exclusively for MDA National Members.

The webinar is most relevant to:

  • doctors in specialist training
  • doctors in practice, especially practice owners.

 

Members can view the recorded webinar and find related resources now by clicking the button above.

Log in to your Online Services account to access this on-demand webinar. Not yet registered for a Member Online Services account? Click here and get started today.

 

Medical practices are a particular target for cyber crime. Are you sufficiently protected and prepared for such an attack?

In this recording of a live webinar, leading digital health systems expert, Prof Trish Williams and MDA National medico-legal adviser, Dr Jane Deacon explore key cyber-attack defence and mitigation measures. 

This 45-minute on-demand webinar was recorded live on 21 June 2018 and  is exclusively for MDA National Members.

The webinar is most relevant to:

  • doctors in specialist training
  • doctors in practice, especially practice owners.

 

Members can view the recorded webinar and find related resources now by clicking the button above.

Log in to your Online Services account to access this on-demand webinar. Not yet registered for a Member Online Services account? Click here and get started today.

 

How would you respond to an audit of your Medicare billing? Do you know when to contact us?

Nerissa Ferrie, medico-legal adviser, and Gae Nuttall, risk adviser, share key information Members regularly need to appropriately work with Medicare in this recording of a live webinar.

This 51-minute on-demand webinar was recorded live on 21 November 2019 and is exclusively for MDA National Members.

The webinar is most relevant to:

  • doctors in specialist training
  • doctors in practice, especially practice owners.

 

Members can view the recorded webinar and find related resources now by clicking the button above.

Log in to your Online Services account to access this on-demand webinar. Not yet registered for a Member Online Services account? Click here and get started today.

 

Do you know the most common cause of claims for surgeons, anaesthetists, radiologists, obstetricians & gynaecologists, and psychiatrists?

After this webinar you’ll be more alert to 'risk hotspots' across various hospital-based specialities and how best to respond to patients and their families when an adverse event happens.

This webinar is particularly for Member surgeons, anaesthetists, obstetricians, gynaecologists, psychiatrists and radiologists; however, other hospital-based practitioners will also benefit.

Join Dr Sara Bird (Executive Manager) and Julie Brooke-Cowden (Manager) from MDA National’s Professional Services team who help our Members with claims, complaints and investigations.

This 47-minute on-demand webinar was recorded live on 26 February 2020 and is exclusively for MDA National Members.

The webinar was designed for a hospital-based audience and is most relevant to:

  • doctors in training
  • doctors in specialist training
  • doctors in practice.

 

Members can view the recorded webinar and find related resources now by clicking the button above.

Log in to your Online Services account to access this on-demand webinar. Not yet registered for a Member Online Services account? Click here and get started today.