i. Forensic Medicine and Pathology  (Legal and Ethical Aspects)

  1. Ethical aspects and guidelines for forensic medicine and pathology

  2. Sexual assault and child abuse assessments 

  3. Scientific validity of forensic examinations and its legal implications

  4. Forensic medicine and human rights – Torture, refugees rights

  5. Forensic medicine and the media

  6. Forensic Nursing

    ii. Mental Health, Law and Ethics

  1. Rights of persons with Mental Disability

  2. Elder Law and Ethics

  3. Therapeatuic Jurisprudence and Congnitive/Emotional  impairments

  4. Nudges and encouragements for treatment – Ethical and Legal aspects

  5. Neuroscience, Menatl Health, Ethics and Law (Neuroethics/Neurolaw)

  6. Coercive measures in mental health related treatment

  7. Advanced directives in mental health settings

  8. Ethical and legal aspects of treatment of specific conditions such as anorexia and depression

  9. Ethics committees in Mental Health Settings

   iii. Humanitarian Medicine, Law and Ethics

  1. Refugee care

  2. Prisoners and POW health

  3. Religion and humanitarian medicine

  4. Public health and humanitarian medicine

   iv. Health Professions, Law and Ethics

  1. Nursing, Ethics and Law

  2. Physical therapy, Ethics and Law

  3. Social work, Ethics and Law

  4. Occupational Therapy, Ethics and Law

  5. Communication disorders, law and ethics

  6. Psychology, Law and Ethics

  7. Genetic Councelling, Law and Ethics

   iv. The Davies Award Themes - Ethical, Legal and policy aspects of:

  1. Right to Health

  2. Public Health

  3. Old Age and Gerontology

Abstracts regarding the following theme and sub-topics were invited

 World Association for Medical Law

Annual Medical Law Conference  2018

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 Medical Law and Bioethics 2018

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