South West Soundwaves Retreat: Medicolegal Vascular

South West Soundwaves Retreat: Medicolegal Vascular
Join sonographer/lawyer Chris Sykes for an in-person Medicolegal Vascular educational day on Sonography, the Law and Professional Practice, and Vascular Ultrasound. The presentations will be highly valuable to students and qualified sonographers alike.

This event features Chris Sykes, sonographer and lawyer in Victoria, who will present an interesting and educational day for ultrasound practitioners in WA:

Sonography, the Law and Professional Practice
(and everything you need to know about vascular sonography)

A portion of the presentations will cover vascular topics. Vascular ultrasound is often poorly understood and poorly performed.  Chris will provide participants with tools they can take away to improve their vascular work, or provide a solid foundation upon which to build confidence when performing vascular examinations. 

He will also be looking at legal and professional issues facing sonographers and health professionals and you are invited to reflect on your role and obligations.  In particular, the session will cover communication techniques, dealing with patients, and legal concepts relevant to health professionals including consent, privacy and negligence.    

At the end of the day, attendees will emerge with a better understanding of:
- system settings and pre-sets;
- the importance of clinical information and answering the clinical question; 
- how to confidently approach vascular examinations;
- the role of health professionals; 
- the importance of communication;
- how to avoid a negligence claim;
- why privacy is important; and
- consent.

Please note: the session may raise employment issues or issues regarding patient interactions that could be subject to legal proceedings making it difficult to separate into a presentation and separate question and answer sessions. As a result we cannot broadcast nor record the event.

Registration is strictly limited in accordance with COVID-19 social distancing restrictions in place in WA at the time of the event. 

Attending guests can enjoy a 10% discount on the Best Available Rate on the night before and of this function. Please call reservations directly on (08) 9512 8300 and quote WED10 to receive the discount. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.

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CPD Points: 

Time & Duration:

Registration opens 09.00
Start: 09.30
Finish: 16.30


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Registration Cost:

Student members* $60 (was $75)
ASUM Members $150
Non-Members $300
*Student registrations please read here first

Registration extended to Sunday night, 17th July 2022
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Cancellations and Refunds:

Any cancellation request from a registrant must be received via email at least 10 days prior to this event. No refund will apply after this date. 
ASUM reserves the right to cancel the event within 14 days of due date if there are insufficient registrations or for extraordinary circumstances out of our control.
ASUM is not responsible for travel and accommodation costs incurred in the unlikely situation where we must cancel or reschedule the event.
ASUM will refund or provide credit vouchers for registration fees in both of these circumstances.  
Delegates are responsible for their own travel insurance. 
If you do not receive a confirmation of receipt within 7 business days of submitting your registration form please check your spam folder as both the email and receipt are automatically generated. If you still cannot find it then please contact the ASUM office on +61 2 9438 2078

23/07/2022 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The Sebel Hotel 1 Marco Polo Drive MANDURAH, WA 6210 AUSTRALIA
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