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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.
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
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...
Human factor risks - assertiveness
Assertiveness is a key skill in communication and a lack of assertiveness skills can contribute to adverse incidents
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
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?
Confidentiality - disclosing information
In this video we’ll consider the duty of confidentiality using some common scenarios faced in practice
Failure to refer
This 15-minute video explores some of the risks associated with delayed referrals and offers some practical medico-legal advice for practitioners
Communicating with patients
In this 20-minute tutorial, MDDUS risk adviser Cherryl Adams leads viewers through some of the barriers to safe patient communication
Human factors risks: team communication
Many studies have demonstrated a positive link between effective communication and improved safety and increased patient satisfaction