Professionalism: Fulfilling your duties as a doctor

Taking place on 11 January 2022, between 9.30am and 3.30pm, this five hour, interactive course is designed for any doctor to attend

This training course, which has been designed for any doctor to attend, focusses on the key areas of professionalism which doctors encounter daily, both at work and in their private lives. The aim is for delegates to develop a greater understanding of their medico-legal responsibilities and the common areas in which doctors can find themselves in difficulty throughout their career so risk can be mitigated.

PROGRAMME

Session 1: when things go wrong

This first session explores the changing expectations of doctors in relation to professionalism and the factors which can undermine it. It includes:

  • Doctors professional responsibilities when patient safety concerns arise as a result of concerns about a colleagues’ health or behaviours, or in the event of a serious patient safety incident.
  • Guidance from the GMC and other requirements in relation to raising and responding to concerns, reflective practice and duty of candour.

Session 2: Ensuring compliance with conduct requirements

This second session explores a doctors professional responsibilities in relation to their conduct and behaviours within their personal and work life. It includes:

  • Common areas of risk associated with GMC and other requirements in relation to self-reporting, colleague interactions, personal health and medication use, personal beliefs and probity.

Session 3: Maintaining boundaries

This third session explores a doctors professional responsibilities in relation to maintaining boundaries with colleagues and patients within their personal and work life. It includes:

  • Common areas of risk associated with GMC and other requirements in relation to social media use, managing relationships, accepting gifts, use of chaperones and treating family, friends and colleagues.

The sessions will vary and include presentations, group discussion and case studies.

This course is led by Liz Price, Head of Training and CPD Advisory Services.

Application has been made to the Royal College of Physicians for 5 CPD credits.


Course Fee: 

MDDUS Member: £100
Non-MDDUS Member: £130

**To book your place, please click here.

 

To take part in this workshop:

  • You must be able to access and join a Zoom meeting from whatever device you choose to use.
  • Participants require a PC or laptop which has either a webcam and microphone integrated (or attached). Alternatively delegates can use a tablet/phone (although some functionality may be unavailable and you may not be able to see all delegates).
  • Participants must be willing to share their names and webcam with other participants whilst attending the workshop. 
  • The Training & CPD team at MDDUS will email you joining instructions to attend the course of your choice a few days before the event.