DLM Examination

Have you thought about taking the Diploma of Legal Medicine (DLM)?

Are you interested in the interface between clinical practice and the law? Then you may find studying for the Diploma of Legal Medicine of benefit for your work.
The Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine’s Diploma of Legal Medicine leads to the postnominal DLM.

This qualification may be of interest to a wide range of healthcare professionals:
• Dentists, doctors, nurses, and paramedics;
• Legal advisors, file handlers and case reviewers working in the various Regulatory settings (GDC, GMC, NMC, HCPC), or for the medical defence organisations (MDOs), and within NHS England.
• Individuals who provide professional or expert witness evidence in various disciplines may also find this qualification of benefit for their role.

The DLM examination has a one-paper format consisting of 150 best-of-five multiple-choice questions to be completed within three hours. Candidates are tested on a wide range of topics in Legal Medicine as set out in the published Syllabus. See: https://fflm.ac.uk/exams/dlm/.

The next exam is on Friday 11 October 2019, at the Royal College of Physicians.

The FFLM has produced numerous publications to assist students https://fflm.ac.uk/resources/publications/ and provides a wide range of learning activities to support those studying in this field including eLearning, webinars, face-to-face study days. See: https://fflm.ac.uk/e-learning/.