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Approved Clinician Refresher Course - Online

Tuesday 12 November 2024 – 13:30-17:00

This is an online refresher course suitable for qualified professionals who already have Approved Clinician status under the Mental Health Act and are due for renewal in the next 12 months. The online course consists of 4.5 hours of self-directed e-learning which will be shared with the candidates a week in advance followed by 3.5 hours of live webinars on 12.11.2024. The live webinar sessions are led by OxCME senior tutors. The course uses real and complex case studies, interactive quizzes, mini-lectures, small-group break-out sessions and legal updates to ensure delegates are fully equipped to continue working as Approved Clinicians.

Please note that this course is just part of the Approved Clinician renewal process. The course is recognised nationally and approved for 6 CPD hours but the process may vary according to your location.

The course will cover:

  • The roles and responsibilities of an Approved Clinician

  • Warrants & working with the police

  • Consent to Treatment

  • Detention & Liberty

  • Appeals/Hearings Procedures

  • Returning to community

  • Advocates & Statuary roles

  • Mental Health Law in Specialised Areas

  • Interface with Criminal Justice

  • Patients’ voice

  • Legal update

  • Practical aspects

  • Case discussions/ Clinical Vignettes


Fees and payment instructions:

£199 (you will be invoiced when a place is allocated to you)

Discounted institutional rate for Priory & St. Andrew's Healthcare Doctors

Cancellation policy:

  • Cancelled by organiser: full refund

  • Cancelled more than 28 working days in advance: full refund

  • Cancelled between 2-28 working days: 50% will be refunded

  • Cancelled within 1 working days or if the delegate fails to attend the course: No refund

More information:

Please write to Dr Farshad Shaddel at or

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I hereby agree:

1. That I will not communicate or discuss any educational material of the AC Refresher Course, facilitated by Oxford Centre of Medical Education to a third party .

2. That I will not share, or have not shared, my log in details to any other party to give access to educational material that relates to the AC Refresher Course.

3. I will consider any case vignette as confidential and treat them with dignity and integrity

4. That I will act in a professional manner at all times and seek advice from the course organisers if a query arises.

5. with the cancellation policy

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