Duty of Care

CPDTime.
29m
Details
CPD29m of CPD
First Published
Updated25 April 2021
Expires 25 April 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

In this Mandatory Training Module, explore what constitutes a 'duty', how this duty may be breached, and the resulting consequences. Develop a clear understanding of your legal and professional accountabilities as you fulfill your responsibility in the provision of patient care, and review what standards of care are reasonably expected by healthcare providers and what consequences may occur should these standards not be met.

Learning Outcomes
  • Be clear about the extent of your duty of care.
  • Understand the reasonable standard of care expected in your health setting.
  • Recognise the consequences of not providing a sufficient duty of care.
Target Audience

All healthcare staff.


Validation of Learning
  • Evidence that you have read relevant legislation and standards relating to your work.
  • Evidence you have reviewed the policies and procedures in your workplace.
  • A written summary of a journal article or book chapter you have recently read relating to your duty of care.

Disclosure

The presenter and all members of the planning team have disclosed that they have no relevant financial commercial relationships to products or devices related to the content of this educational activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medication have been used. Courses include expert peer reviews of the content where applicable.

Details
CPD29m of CPD
First Published
Updated25 April 2021
Expires
25 April 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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