Legal frameworks

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Pomegranate Health presents compelling stories about medicine and society: how doctors make difficult ethical and clinical decisions, how they can communicate with patients and how health delivery can be made more equitable. The podcast is produced by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians to inspire excellence in practice. You’ll hear from clinicians, researchers and advocates.


Tags: Category 1 Educational activities

Format: Podcast (audio)


Case Report: 32yo with abdominal pain two years after pancreas-kidney transplant

Episode 109: Cultivating a rural workforce

Case Report: 68yo with cardiometabolic risk factors and transient monocular vision loss

Journal Club: Baricitinib immune therapy for new onset type 1 diabetes

Episode 106: The whiskey fix and the apple of Granada

Episode 105: When parents and paediatrics clash

IMJ On-Air: Is the jury still out on omega-3 supplementation?

IMJ On-Air: HepatoCare: a model for palliative and supportive care in advanced cirrhosis

Episode 102: Staying on script with semaglutide

Episode 101: Setting the standard for workforce wellbeing

Episode 100: Conversations with ChatGPT

Episode 99: When AI goes wrong

IMJ On-Air: A tiger in the mallee: Victoria’s JEV cluster

Episode 97: The governance of AI

Episode 96: The ergonomics of AI

Episode 95: Machine Learning 101

Episode 94: Facing up to racial bias

Episode 93: The rise and fall of mpox

Episode 92: Data-driven practice improvement

IMJ On-Air: Hyperglycaemia and COVID-19

IMJ On-Air: High readmission rates in cirrhotic patients

Episode 89: What we know about long COVID

IMJ On-Air: Making Sense of HACs

IMJ On-Air: Managing Cannabinoid Use in Palliative Care

IMJ On-Air: Recent advances in asthma management

Episode 85: The ASD Odyssey- a reply

Episode 84: The ASD Odyssey

Episode 83: Loving Medicine Again

Episode 82: Coming back from Burnout - Congress 2022

Episode 81: Advocacy from the Top

Episode 80: Healthcare in a Volatile Climate

Episode 79: Melanoma vs the Double-Edged Sword

Episode 78: The Advocate’s Journey

Episode 77: Deciding With Children

Episode 76: Making Amends- Medical Injury Part 3

Episode 75: Feeling Guilty- Medical Injury Part 2

Episode 74: Saying Sorry- Medical Injury Part 1

Episode 73: Communicating a Pandemic

Episode 72: Modelling a Pandemic—Congress 2021

Episode 71: Voluntary Assisted Dying—what have we learned?

Episode 70: Zeroing in on “the renal troponin”

Episode 69: Gendered Medicine- Funding and Research

Episode 68: Gendered Medicine- Pain

Episode 67: Boosting Public Health in the Indo-Pacific

Episode 66: Gendered Medicine 1- Heart Disease

Episode 65: A New Script for Global Public Health

Episode 64: Big Pharma and the People’s Vaccine

Episode 63: the WHO’s biggest test

Episode 62: Essential Ethics in Adolescent Health

Episode 61: Delirium Part 2- Prevention and Management

Episode 60: Delirium Part 1- Detection and Causes

Episode 59: Essential Ethics in Paediatrics

Episode 58: Billing Part 2—Compliance and the Free Market

Episode 57: The Art of Telehealth

Episode 56: Billing in Byzantium

Episode 55: Starting out in Private Practice

Episode 54: My Health Record in Practice

Episode 53: Marrabinya—a hand outstretched

Episode 52: Opioids Part 2- Regulation and Marketing

Episode 51: Getting off the Opioids- Part 1

Episode 50: Rural Medicine in NZ- Congress 2019

Episode 49: Training in the Bush Part 2—Remote WA

Episode 48: Training in the Bush Part 1—Country NSW

Episode 47: Complex Adolescent Transitions—Congress 2019

Episode 46: The First 1000 Days—Congress 2019

Episode 45: Medical Fitness to Drive

Episode 44: Cervical Screening–Less Is More

Episode 43: What’s in a Name? - Disruption Part 2

Episode 42: The Value Proposition- Disruption Part 1

Episode 41: Targeting Diabetes

Episode 40: Rebooting CPD Part 2—Feedback and Audit

Episode 39: Rebooting CPD Part 1—Origins

Episode 38: Making a Connection

Episode 37: Ethical Dilemmas—Congress 2018

Episode 36: Acute Coronary Syndrome Part 2—Secondary Prevention

Episode 35: Acute Coronary Syndrome Part 1—Diagnosis

Episode 34: Diagnostic Error Part 2—Systems

Episode 33: Early Days for Cannabis Therapy

Episode 32: Diagnostic Error Part 1—Cognitive Bias

Episode 31: Ngā Kaitiaki Hauora

Episode 30: Being Human Physician Wellbeing Depression Suicide Mental Health Issues Psychiatric Distress

Episode 29: Drug Interactions and Deprescribing Drug Interactions Deprescribing Prescription Drugs Polypharmacy

Episode 28: Transitions to Fellowship Trainee Fellowship Consultant Clinical Skills Mentor

Episode 27: Severe Asthma Asthma Severe Asthma Eosinophilic Asthma Allergic Asthma Non-Eosinophilic Asthma

Episode 26: Dealing with Uncertainty – Part 2 Functional Disorders Unexplained Syndromes Diagnosis Treatment

Episode 25: Dealing with Uncertainty – Part 1 Uncertain Patients Communication with Patients Honesty Faith Diagnosis and Treatment

Episode 24: Social Medicine – Themes from Congress 2017 Socioeconomic (SES) Factors Health and Well Being Health Resources Codes of Ethics Health Advocacy

Episode 23: Managing Autism in the ED Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Emergency Physician Emergency Department Distressed Patients Autistic Child

Episode 22: Transitions to Retirement Doctor’s Retirement Physician Retirement Physician Identity Physician Career

Episode 21: Genomics for the Generalist – Part 2Genome Sequencing Genome Screening Disease Risk Ethics Cancer Research

Episode 20: Genomics for the Generalist – Part 1 Modern genomics Gene tests Gene panels Genome sequencing Pharmacogenomics

Episode 19: Health, Disease and Death in the Early Colony Infectious diseases Measle outbreak Plague epidemic Mortality Influenza

Episode 18: Integrating Health and Social Care Health and social care Public health Health care Salutogenesis

Episode 17: Better Practice in Paeds EVOLVE Paediatrics and Child Health Children's health Paediatric presentations general paediatrics

Episode 16: Mind the (Gender) Gap Gender equity in medicine Gender pay gap Discrimination Maternity leave clinical leadership

Episode 15: Methamphetamine – Beyond the Hype Crystal Methamphetamine Ice Epidemic Addiction Speed Motivational Interviewing

Episode 14: Fever of Unknown Origin Pyrexia PUO Infectious Diseases Antibiotics Geriatric Patients

Episode 13: A Fresh Start for Disability Services National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Rehabilitation Permanent Disability Therapy Goals Disability Services

Episode 12: Perspectives on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Indigenous Health Intergenerational Trauma Life Expectancy Mortality Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Episode 11: Adolescent Health Adds Up Adolescent Youth Young People Young Adult Chronic Childhood Illness

Episode 10: Evolving Your Practice EVOLVE Low Value Care Harmful Medical Treatments Clinical Decision Making

Episode 9: The Gut Microbiome and IBD Gut Microbiome Inflammatory Bowel Disease Faecal Microbiota Gastrointestinal Transplantation Bacteria

Episode 8: Obesity Inside Out Obesity BMI Overweight Metabolic Weight Management

Episode 7: The Art of Supervision Supervision Constructive Criticism Active Supervision Advanced Trainee Feedback

Episode 6: Antibiotic Resistance – Are We All Doomed? Antibiotic Resistance Virus Infections Antimicrobials Bacteria

Episode 5: Physician, Heal Thyself K10 scale Physician health Psychological distress Stem cell transplantation Doctors health service Mental health

Episode 4: Stem Cell Therapies Today Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Bone marrow transplant Stem cell transplantation Religion Immune deficiencies Therapeutic intervention

Episode 3: Law at End-of-Life End of life decision making End of life treatment Common law Legal frameworks Death

Episode 2: Cultural Humility Death End of life care Family culture Religion Common law Legal frameworks

Episode 1: Recognising Death Death End of life care Communication skills End of life decision making Listening skills

Release date: April 2019
Estimated completion time*: 3.5 hrs

Broaden your understanding of ethics through this resource as you learn about, discuss and reflect on the main ethical issues facing Physicians.

*The estimated completion time is an approximate guide and does not account for time spent on optional additional readings and activities.

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Tags: Category 1 Educational activities Morality Meta Ethics Normative ethics Applied Ethics Clinical Ethics Research Ethics Professional code of ethics Ethical blind spots Ethics, values and rights Ethic and Human Rights Normative ethics Deontology Consequentialist theories Utilitarianism Virtue theory Ethical frameworks in health care Ethical frameworks Clinical ethics Public health ethics Medical ethics Code of Ethics RACP Code of Conduct Ethical Relationships Ethics in professional practice Ethics and professional attributes Ethics and the law Professional medical ethics Legislation Philosophical medical ethics Bioethics Morality Common law cases Legal frameworks Law of consent Negligence Professional discipline Confidentiality End of Life Human Rights Practicing ethically and legally Managing uncertainty and difference Legal uncertainty Clinical uncertainty Ethical uncertainty Four Topics Approach Ethox Framework IDEA Framework Moral distress Four A’s approach Resolving conflicts Clinical Reasoning Discussion Tool Resolving conflicts in the workplace Meditation Long Intervention Decision Making and Consent Introduction to decision making and consent Shared decision making Consent Culture Ethical dilemma Cognitive bias Modes of thinking Implicit bias Capacity and assessment Decision making capacity Infants and young children Primary School Age Children Adolescents Assent Parens Patriae powers Mature minor Previously Competent Adults non-competent patient Decisions in emergency situations emergency department (ED) Medical Board of Australia’s Code of Conduct Consent and the law Legally valid consent Informed consent Adequately informed Refusal of consent Consent forms Information disclosure Effective communication Verbal communication Nonverbal communication Paraverbal communication Risk disclosure Communicating uncertainty Ask-Tell-Ask Technique Withholding information Errors and iatrogenic harms Coercion Coercive behaviour Coerced consent Abuse Vulnerability and Power Doctor and patient relationship Vulnerable persons Vulnerable populations Power differentials Bullying Harassment Continuous engagement in ethics

  • Introduction to ethics
  • Ethics in professional practice
  • Ethical issues in health care
  • Continuous engagement in ethics
Contributors Working Group
  • Professor Ian Kerridge (Chair)
  • Mr Tim Benson
  • Dr Danielle Ko
  • Prof Paul Komesaroff
  • Dr Alastair Macdonald
  • A/Prof Paul Macneill
  • Mr Peter Martin
  • Ms Eliza McEwin
  • Prof Malcolm Parker
  • Dr Linda Sheahan
  • Dr Deborah Perkins
  • Dr Andrew Watkins
  • A/Prof Leeroy William
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