Legal Aspects of Rehabilitation Medicine

The 2019 ASM was held in Canberra on 26 & 27 October.

Click the links below to discover the speakers and topics presented at our recent ASM.


KEYNOTE SPEAKER: The Honourable Justice Paul le Gay Brereton AM RFD

Dr Abraham Wai | Liability in Interprofessional Care – Nobody or Everybody?

Annette Farrell | The Role of Impairment Assessment in NSW Workers Compensation Disputes

Dr Brent Hyslop | Intensive Rehabilitation In Older People – Is it a Right? And Who Decides?

Dr Kathleen McCarthy | Traumatic Brain Injury in a Nutshell

Dr Geoff Speldewinde | Statistical Significance is the Over-Rated Sibling of Clinical Significance – Reinterpreting ‘the Evidence’

Dr Selva Mudaliar | Safe Discharge From Rehab – Legal Aspect

Dr Michael Lee | Robotic Technology in Neurological Rehabilitation – Current Application and Future Challenges

Clinical A/Prof Sandra Johnson | Brain-Computer Applications in Rehabilitation

AVM Tracy Smart | Dinner speech - Leading Cultural Change: The Defence Experience

Professor Albert Lee | Scope of Liability for Rehabilitation

Dr Susan Arnold | Occupational Therapy Domestic Needs Assessment: Lawyer Perspectives

AVM Tracy Smart | Medico-Legal Aspects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Australian Defence Force

Professor Michael O'Connor | US Military Transgendered Personnel Under Fire – Jane Doe 2 et al -v- Donald J Trump et al

Dr Dion Suyapto | Permanent Impairment Assessment as a Rehab Tool – Medical or Legal?

Dr Leonard Lee | The Interplay of Legal Issues with Clinical Realities of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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