EXPERT REPORT WRITING COURSE - 11 DECEMBER 2020

CANCELLED - TO BE RESCHEDULED 

Expert Report Writing Course
11 December 2020 - CANCELLED
TO BE RESCHEDULED

Location TBC

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION:

This course will not be held as planned in December 2020 due to ongoing changes to border closures, travel restrictions and quarantine measures in each state. It will be rescheduled. ACLM Council is currently investigating various options including postponing or online delivery. Previously enrolled students of the class will be given first priority to enroll in the rescheduled courses. Please register your interest in attending to be notified of any updates.


Course Overview

The aim of this course is to assist expert witness report writers to evaluate and improve their skills, and to establish a high standard of report writing.

This course will benefit any medical/dental professionals who may be called upon to prepare expert reports. It will also provide excellent preparation for any who plan to attend our Expert Witness Training course in future.

Key LEARNING Outcomes

  • Understand the expert’s role and the requirements for one to be considered an expert.
  • Understand and critically review a letter of instruction from by the solicitor.
  • Appreciate when further material should be requested from the instructing lawyer.
  • Know what are the essential elements required in an expert report, common to all Codes of Conduct.
  • Understand the difference between assumed facts, facts and opinion.
  • Understand how an opinion is properly constructed showing how any conclusions were derived.
  • Appreciate the proper use of language, syntax and grammar in an expert’s report.
  • Appreciate pitfalls of request or instruction and report writing.

PROGRAM

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Registration Fees

ACLM Members:  $500 inc GST
Non-members: 
$650 inc GST

VENUE

TBC

Teaching Faculty

The teaching faculty will be confirmed closer to the date.