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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Raising concerns about patient safety

In this video we examine the duties set out by the GMC and GDC for raising concerns and review commonly raised issues

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Risk tools - process mapping

This practical risk assessment tool can be applied to a whole range of medical and dental, clinical and non-clinical activities. In this 10-minute tutorial we focus on repeat prescription requests

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Safety culture in primary care

This 15 minute video focusses on the primary care setting to illustrate how culture can be assessed and changed to support the development of a safety culture

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Workflow risks in practice

This 10-minute video highlights key instances where systems of information transfer and communication within a practice can fail and looks at ways in which many of these can be controlled or mitigated

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Social media risks

In this video we will look at the risks involved in engaging with social media as an individual doctor and as a practice team

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Maintaining the integrity of your prescribing record

The management of prescribing systems is a key risk area in general practice. This video leads viewers through common pitfalls

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Managing test results

This video guides you through the various stages involved in the results management chain, highlighting common pitfalls and providing a practical results management checklist

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Maintaining confidentiality in a practice setting

Confidentiality breaches do occur - and this 20-minute tutorial and addresses some of the key risk areas

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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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Records management

This 20-minute tutorial explores the clinical and legal reasons for maintaining good patient records and how these can be invaluable when standards of care have been called into question

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