Student OSCE guide to help you prepare

Student OSCE guide to help you prepare

Summary:

 While studying for your objective structured clinical examination (OSCE’s) can be demanding, expert help is at hand to make the process easier.

 

StudentsFactsheetsMedico-legal issues
01 / 09 / 2016

While studying for your objective structured clinical examination (OSCE’s) can be demanding, expert help is at hand to make the process easier.

Created by Avant’s medico-legal experts, our new series of OSCE revision factsheets will help you understand your obligations around a range of common ethical and medico-legal issues to prepare you for your OSCE stations. Features include:

  • state-specific factsheets
  • links to risk resources and videos
  • checklists summarising the key learnings.

Requirements for patient consent

Clarify the requirements for obtaining patient consent to enable the patient to make an informed decision about their healthcare. Learn what you need to disclose in terms of the benefits and risks of the procedure or treatment, and capacity to provide consent.

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Privacy obligations

Do you know your privacy obligations? Learn the basic privacy principles, when you can release patient’s information and what to do in emergency situations, as well as guidance on patient consent and sharing children’s information.

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Open disclosure

Open disclosure is a discussion and an exchange of information, governing the way healthcare professionals communicate with patients who have experienced harm during their care. Learn the basic principles of open disclosure and the importance of documentation.

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Principles for patient capacity to consent

Understand the general principles relating to patient’s capacity to make decisions and guidance on what to do if a patient lacks capacity to make a decision regarding their treatment.

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