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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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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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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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

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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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Human factors risks: team communication

Many studies have demonstrated a positive link between effective communication and improved safety and increased patient satisfaction

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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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