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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Consent - module 1

This 10-minute video describes the essential elements to consider in any situation where consent is necessary

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Consent - module 2

This video takes a closer look at the special circumstances of consent when patients lack capacity, both in relation to adult and child patients

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End of life care - part 1

In part one of this two-part series of videos, we look at the essential medico-legal points relating to death and end of life issues

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End of life care - part 2

In the second of our two-part video module we turn our attention to three specific areas unique to end of life care: resuscitation decisions, advance care planning and requests from patients intending to end their own lives...

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Human factor risks - assertiveness

Assertiveness is a key skill in communication and a lack of assertiveness skills can contribute to adverse incidents

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Human factor risks - trust and challenge

This 20-minute video explores the link between individuals' inability to challenge others within a healthcare team and the associated risks

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Building a safety culture

If preventing harm is as straightforward as following and implementing proven good practice around risk management, why does avoidable harm still occur?

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Confidentiality - disclosing information

In this video we’ll consider the duty of confidentiality using some common scenarios faced in practice

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Dealing with subject access requests

This 15-minute video advises data controllers of the best practice for processing and complying with subject access requests

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Communicating with patients

In this 20-minute tutorial, MDDUS risk adviser Cherryl Adams leads viewers through some of the barriers to safe patient communication

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