Legal and Regulatory Issues for the Health Sector: The Gender Pain Gap: Implications of Disparities in Experience and Treatment

The findings of the Victorian Governments’ Listening to Women’s Voices report include 30 percent of more than the 1700 participants said conditions such an endometriosis, menopause and chronic pain led to poor mental health, four in 10 Victorian women live with chronic pain, one in three have health conditions that affect their ability to work and keep a job. Join this fireside chat to delve into the elements of conscious or unconscious bias as it effects women’s health and hear about the potential implications of medical gender bias on the medical profession and what potential remedies the legal profession may be able to access.  

Tuesday, 14 May 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 10 May 2024 $112.00
Description

Attend and earn 1 CPD unit including
0.5 unit in Substantive Law
0.5 unit in Professional Skills

This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories


*New program date to be confirmed

1.00pm to 2.00pm Reflections on the Changing Perspective Towards Women’s Pain

 

  • Assessment of pain and pain management
  • Trends in AUS and other jurisdictions
  • Legal implications
  • Discussion about gender bias in women’s health

Presented by Justine Anderson, Senior Associate, Carroll & O’Dea; President, Women Lawyers Association NSW and TBA

Presenters


Ms. Justine Anderson, Senior Associate, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers
Justine Anderson is a civil litigation lawyer focusing on medical litigation and her practice includes gynaecological and obstetric cases, wrongful birth, cases involving pulmonary embolism, sepsis, adverse surgical outcomes and coronial inquires. Justine is the President of the Women Lawyers Association of NSW. Involved since 2016, by 2019, she led a sub-committee called ‘Welcome to the Law’ aimed at law students and early career lawyers. She ran a suite of seminars on written and oral advocacy, court appearances, emotional resilience, mentoring, networking and business development to name a few. Justine is the outgoing Chair of the Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers Diversity Group which aims to advance diversity and inclusion within the firm. Prior to joining Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers she worked in a number pathology laboratories and private hospitals, providing her with a unique set of problem solving skills when approaching medical and other legal matters.




This seminar is part of a series

Legal and Regulatory Issues for the Health Sector

Through May and June, these 6 webinars cover a broad range of issues designed to keep you up to date with the hottest medico-legal issues, regulatory and commercial developments you, as a senior health decision maker or legal advisor need to understand. Choose to register for all 6 or just the ones that most interest you. The webinars will cover women’s health issues, risk in patient discharge and the problems with delayed diagnosis to regulatory updates, AI in healthcare and understanding defamation.

Description

Attend the full series and earn 9 CPD units including
6.5 units in Substantive Law
2.5 units in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.

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A thorough coverage of the area of disputes pertaining to medical practitioners.

 

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Legal and Regulatory Issues for the Health Sector: The Gender Pain Gap: Implications of Disparities in Experience and Treatment

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Tuesday, 14 May 2024
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