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Medical Expert Witness Training


19 Mar 2016
09 Apr 2016

Course Code: 
Time:  Please refer below
Course Fees:  $450 - For SMA/AMS members (in good standing), $350 will be refunded upon completion
Venue: 

Academia, L1-S3
20 College Road, Singapore 169856

State Courts
No. 1 Havelock Square, Singapore 059724

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  1. To acquire the knowledge and skills  on writing medical expert reports.
     
  2. To be aware on the skills and pitfalls  in giving oral evidence in court as an expert witness.
     
  3. To acquire practical skills by being directly observed and coached in providing oral evidence in court. 

 

DAY 1

Date: 19 March 2016, Saturday

Time: 1pm - 5.15pm

Venue: Academia, L1-S3 (20 College Road, Singapore 169856)

CME Points: Max 2

Programme:

  1.00pm

  Registration (Lunch will be provided)

  1.30pm

  Opening Address

  1.50pm

  Course Overview

  2pm

  MCQ Quiz (Part 1)

  2.15pm

  Seminar 1: In General – Medical Expert

  2.45pm

  Seminar 2: Instructions and Writing an Expert Report, Preparing
  for Court & Professional Issues

  3.25pm

  Tea Break

  3.45pm

  Seminar 3: Testifying in Court – What to Expect and Courtroom Skills

  4.15pm

  Question & Answers

  4.45pm

  MCQ Quiz (Part 2)

  5pm

  Assignment & Instructions: Drafting an Expert Report

  5.15pm

  End of Day 1

 

DAY 2

Date: 9 April 2016, Saturday

Time: 8.30am - 3.30pm

Venue: State Courts, Conference Room (No. 1 Havelock Square, Singapore 059724)

CME Points: Max 4

30 participants will be chosen and given the opportunity of being directly coached by judges and lawyers in giving oral evidence in court.

Programme:

  8.30am

  Registration

  9.00am

  Course Overview

  9.10am

  Seminar: Common Pitfalls in Writing Expert Reports

  10am

  Morning Tea Break

  10.20am

  Roleplay: Giving Oral Evidence in Court

  2pm

  Lunch

  2.30pm

  Closing Remarks/Debrief

  3.30pm

  End of Day 2

 

 

 

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Thank you for your interest. For those who are keen on this course, you may drop us an email at cmepevents@sma.org.sg