8 Free Sample Medical Certificate Templates

Medical Certificates are of great significance for many reasons. Students and employees use these document to survive in many cases. In fact, this the only life-line left when they are on the edge of being fired. Not kidding! It is commonly used when an employee rejoins work after long time (i.e. many days) of sick leave, he needs a Medical Certificate to prove his sickness. Students at universities are required to have at least 65% class attendance to appear in their final semester exams. If they lack the required percentage of attendance, they have to bring a Medical Certificate so that they can appear in exams without any hurdle.

But an important question arises about the authenticity of a Medical Certificate. It must not be a fake document otherwise the student/employee and the doctor issuing the certificate, both will be liable for issuing the fake document and can be charged with a legal punishment. Though these certificates are of supreme importance to get out of some serious crises, but verifying the authenticity is also necessary that can be done somehow by determining the aspects described here.

Medical Certificates must be prepared using the letterhead of the doctor with signatures, otherwise complete name, qualification and address should be mentioned on the document. Verify the date, time, and place mentioned on it is true and accurate. Though the Medical Certificates hold legal importance in some cases, so this document is made for a legitimate purpose and the time when it is necessary, only. The statement and wording of this certificate should be true, clear, concise, and unambiguous in accordance to the particular purpose it is issued for.

Medical Certificate is issued for a limited time period, specific purpose, and unique person when he/she has been under the observation of a doctor for some medical reason, i.e. sickness, injury, sudden accident, etc. when they are unable to attend their routine work or studies. However, the doctor is not allowed to disclose the patient’s diagnosis unless required by law and patient expresses his consent for it. The doctor must hold a duplicate copy of the Medical Certificate issued to his patient for any reason. All the aspects described above determine the fulfillment of the authenticity requirement of this document.

As mentioned earlier, a Medical Certificate holds a legal value in some cases, i.e. when a Medical Certificate is submitted in a court of law as an evidence of something or someone. In case if the document proves false, the doctor who issued the certificate is liable and charged with punishment equal to the punishment of a false evidence that is at least 3 years of imprisonment and fine, or imprisonment of life. Willfully issuing is fake Medical Certificate is a professional crime and the professional gets his/her name strike off the medical register by law in some countries.

Death Certificate is also a kind of Medical Certificate, so it should also be issued with care. This certificate contains the information of a person’s death with cause of death written on it. This certificate is issued only when the medical practitioner agreeably confirms the cause of death. This certificate is issued free of any fees or charges unlike other (medical) certificates.

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