Training for members

MDDUS learning materials and courses are designed specifically for members and their teams to use either on an individual basis or in a team-based session. Our aim is to highlight some of the most common medico- and dento-legal risk areas and offer guidance and practical advice on achieving best practice. Search our library by keyword or use the filters on the left to browse by training type and topic.

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Handling results

The results management chain is an area where we regularly see things going wrong. Significant patient harm can occur, often due to a failure to manage test requests effectively leading to delayed or missed diagnosis and treatment.

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Prescribing

A significant percentage of negligence claims arise from prescribing system errors , making this an important risk area for practices to consider.

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Complaints

It is essential that practices have a clear and transparent process for dealing with complaints.

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Confidentiality

Maintaining confidentiality is essential in providing safe patient care.

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Record keeping

Good medical records can ensure that patients receive continuity of care.

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Referrals

Delays in referring patients for further tests or specialist opinion can lead to delayed diagnosis and potential patient harm.

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Chaperones

Intimate examinations can be an uncomfortable experience for patients, but the presence of a chaperone can help put them at ease.

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