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.
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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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Medico-legal principles

This video summarises the principles which apply to all aspects of medico-legal cases, including negligence claims, complaints, GMC investigations and inquiries into death

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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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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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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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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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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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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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