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MDA National Workshop: Noteworthy: The How, What, Where and Why of Medical Documentation - Cairns

Keeping clear medical records is a professional requirement and an integral part of good quality care. Given the sensitive information medical records contain, maintaining their security and privacy is vital. Good documentation can also substantially improve the defensibility of a claim or complaint.

Venue Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort
122 Lake St
Cairns City, QLD, Australia
Start Date 02 Aug 2018 6:30 PM
End Date 02 Aug 2018 9:00 PM


Event long description:

Date: Thursday 2 August 2018
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Location: Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort – 122 Lake Street, Cairns Qld 

Keeping clear medical records is a professional requirement and an integral part of good quality care. Given the sensitive information medical records contain, maintaining their security and privacy is vital. Good documentation can also substantially improve the defensibility of a claim or complaint.

Learning Outcomes

  • Employ the mnemonic “SOAP” to create logical and appropriately-detailed clinical notes
  • Explain the medico-legal requirements around when and how to release information in medical records to others
  • Recognise common problems with medical records that can adversely affect patient care and medico-legal outcomes
  • Appropriately manage unsolicited information provided about a patient by a third party
  • Facilitate secure storage and retention of, and access to, medical documentation.

 

For more information, please visit the MDA National website.