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Managing boundary Issues for patients with mental health issues This self-paced eLearning module describes the challenges associated with identifying mental illness in patients and managing the practitioner-patient professional boundary. Breakdown in the professio...
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Patient careWebinars
Understanding Diagnostic Errors Diagnostic error is a clinical event that is reported to occur in approximately 10% of all cases. For the majority of these cases there is minimal impact to the patient but in some situations the impa...
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eLearning coursesManaging patient incidents
Managing adverse events for registrars This course is based around a hypothetical case study. Dr Lai a cardiothoracic surgery registrar transects a patient s costochondral cartilages during surgery. The hospital receives a complaint from t...
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ConsentWebinars
Sign here- how to overcome obstacles in gaining consent This webinar explores difficult issues in consent and will look at ways to manage these to ensure the patient is central to the consent process
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Doctors' health & wellbeingeLearning courses
Communication strategies for challenging patient behaviours The relationship between a doctor and patient is at the core of a clinical consultation. An optimal relationship is characterised by mutual respect open communication and co-operation in achieving the...
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PrescribingWebinars
Prescribing perils: opioids, polypharmacy and medication errors Recorded on Wednesday 6th May 2015. In this webinar Dr Walid Jammal Senior Risk Advisor at Avant is joined by other panelists to discuss issues surrounding prescribing opioid/benzodiazepine abuse poly...
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Patient communicationWebinars
More than words: communication and clinical-handover Recorded on Wednesday 5th August 2015. This webinar will discuss the value of good communication particularly during handover of care. Clinical handover is seen as a key area in the care of patients w...
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WebinarsWorkplace & employment
Hanging up your stethoscope: thinking about, preparing and planning for retirement Planning for your retirement involves consideration of many aspects of your practice and is as important as planning for your career. Understanding what is required from a professional and medico-lega...
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Doctors' health & wellbeingWebinars
Demands expectations and complaints: Managing difficult patients Recorded on 22 October 2013. Dr Browne Dr Buckland Pamela Michael and Georgie Haysom discuss the impct of patient complaints on the practitioner. This webinar explores what drives patients to lodge a ...
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eLearning coursesManaging patient incidents
Open Disclosure This course provides an overview of the Open Disclosure framework including types of clinical incidents and clinician and organisational responses to incidents. Included are practical tips on how to a...
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