Terms and Conditions

1. Course Content

1.1 Course Materials

Top Physician is an independent educational website and provides a broad overview of medical specialties to the aspiring Physician. It is not possible to provide a complete overview that is inclusive of all medical conditions, and this course does not aim to provide such a resource. Top Physician has not been accredited by any educational providers.

1.2 Course Relevance

The content provided by Top Physician includes an overview of many medical conditions. The information included is not exhaustive and some additional information relating to a topic may not be provided. It is the responsibility of the student to research all the information presented through multiple resources and domains, external to Top Physician. A Basic Physician Trainee (BPT) is subject to The RACP curriculum - Top Physician cannot guarantee that course material will cover this curriculum in completeness (also see Affiliation below)

1.3 Accuracy

Top Physician makes a great effort to keep all course content accurate and up to date. However, Top Physician cannot guarantee that all course content remains correct, and it remains the responsibility of the student to research all the information presented through other resources and domains, external to Top Physician. The medical literature continues to evolve, and Top Physician aims to maintain the course content to reflect current medical evidence, but this is not guaranteed. Course content is reviewed on a regular basis. Top Physician does not assume responsibility for any errors contained within the material provided. Top Physician specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages that may result from providing the information contained within the course.

1.4 Third Party Material

In some circumstances, the Top Physician course may use content from external webpages. The inclusion of links from this site does not imply endorsement by Top Physician. The use of such content is in keeping with Australian Copyright Law. If you feel there is a breach of copyright, then please contact us directly. Top Physician cannot guarantee the accuracy of third party material. Third party material is also subject to change and is not under the control of Top Physician in any manner. Top Physician specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages that may result from providing the information contained within third party material or websites.

 

2. External Websites

2.1 External Links

Top Physician does not retain any responsibility for the information provided on external websites. The inclusion of links from this site does not imply endorsement by Top Physician. The content within these websites is subject to change and does not reflect any opinion of Top Physician. The responsibility for content on third party websites, rests with the organisations that provide the information.

2.2 Affiliate Marketing

In some circumstances, Top Physician may receive income from links to external websites. In this situation, the terms and conditions from 2.1 stand. Specifically, the responsibility for content on third party websites, and any other information provided in person, rests with the organisations that provide the information.

 

3. Use of Content

3.1 Clinical Practice

The information provided on the Top Physician website or within the course content is theoretical, and should not be used to guide clinical practice or therapeutic decision-making under any circumstance. The Top Physician course does not provide clinical practice guidelines or retain any responsibility for the treatment of patients under any circumstance.

3.2 Public Presentations

The information provided on the Top Physician website or within the course content should not be used for public viewing or copied into presentations for public purposes. All information is subject to strict copyright law and will be subject to such laws in the event of breach

3.3 Examinations

The information provided on the Top Physician website or within the course content should not be used as a sole guide to any examination process. Specifically, Top Physician does not have any affiliation with the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP), and the course has not been designed to guarantee a pass mark for the RACP Written Examination

 

4. Affiliations

4.1 Educational Websites

Links to external websites may be used by the student to access alternative resources. In some circumstances, Top Physician may receive income from external websites that are not under the control of Top Physician. In any situation, the terms and conditions from 2.1 stand. Specifically, the responsibility for content on third party websites, and any other information provided in person, rests with the organisations that provide the information.

4.2 Store Purchases

The Top Physician store may retail written, online or in-person materials provided by external, third party vendors. In these circumstances, Top Physician will receive income. Top Physician does not retain any responsibility for the information provided within these materials. The content within these materials is subject to change and does not reflect any opinion of Top Physician. The responsibility for content within these materials rests with the creators or organisations that provide the information.

4.3 Other Organisations

Top Physician does not hold any affiliation with the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) or pharmaceutical companies

 

5. Copyright

5.1 Use of Third Party Content

In some circumstances, Top Physician may use content from external webpages or resources. The use of such content is in keeping with Australian Copyright Law. If you feel there is a breach of copyright, then please contact us directly.

5.2 Written Course Content

The written material provided within the Top Physician website has been constructed individually and not copied from other resources. This written material cannot be copied and used under any circumstances. The written material is subject to Australian Copyright Law and will be protected as such. Violation of Australian Copyright Law relating to written material will be subject to the relevant course of legal action

5.3 Third Party Images

Top Physician has used some images from royalty-free open domains or from other sources with expressed permission of the image owner. The use of such images is in keeping with Australian Copyright Law. If you feel there is a breach of copyright, then please contact us directly.

5.4 Other Images

Other images provided within the Top Physician website are produced by Top Physician. The image material is subject to Australian Copyright Law and will be protected as such. Violation of Australian Copyright Law relating to image material will be subject to the relevant course of legal action

5.5 Media Videos

In some cases, videos have been embedded into the Top Physician course. Occasionally, videos from pharmaceutical companies have been used. Top Physician holds no affiliation with any pharmaceutical company. There are no endorsements for products. These videos have been selected purely for their educational components.

 

6. Memberships

6.1 Annual Membership

An annual membership entitles the student to receive twelve (12) months access to the entire Top Physician course content. At the end of the twelve-month period, the membership will be suspended. Users can register for an additional annual membership at the retail cost of the course.

6.2 Monthly Membership

A monthly membership entitles the student to receive one month access to the entire Top Physician course content, excluding the formal practice examinations. One month is represented by the same calendar day in the following month (for example, 12th April to 12th May inclusive). Top Physician will automatically deduct each month membership cost from the credit card details provided unless otherwise indicated by the member 72 hours prior to the next due payment. Minimum 3-month period of membership is required prior to cancellation. There will be no refunds of monthly memberships.

6.3 Single Access

The creation of a Top Physician membership allows access to the course content to one individual person only. The login details must not be shared with other individuals. In the case of multiple individuals accessing a single membership, all individuals will be subject to penalties by law

6.4 Money Back Guarantee

In the event of a student wishing to cancel their membership within the first seven days of membership creation, Top Physician will refund 100% of the paid amount subject to the student not having completed a significant proportion of the lessons (greater than 15 lessons) and/or practice MCQs (greater than 5 practice MCQ exams) and thus having deemed to have received appropriate education. This money back guarantee is only available for subscriptions with annual memberships who fulfil the above criteria for content access and have a legitimate reason for cancellation of their membership. Refunds will not be processed for people who have accessed more than 15 lessons and/or 5 practice MCQ exams, as this pre-defined cut off allows members to adequately peruse the website and content prior to requesting a refund.

 

7. Personal Information

7.1 Personal Details

All information regarding each user will be kept confidential within the Top Physician administration portal. Information will not be provided to external parties without agreement from the individual

7.2 Purchasing External Courses

In some circumstances, Top Physician may allow students to purchase courses from external organisations or websites. In this circumstance, some personal details may be transferred to such external organisations to assist with registration (as an exemption to 7.1)