Can Clinical records really prevent problems ? Module 1. The framework of record keeping

Posted on 25 August 2014
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35 mins CPD/CE

In this series of lectures, Dr Len D'Cruz visits the important aspect of medicolegal records. In this part 1 of 5  , he discusses the framework of record keeping including why it is necessary to maintain good records, what consists of a good record and what guidelines are in place.

Aims and Objectives

  • Understand the need for and why bother with clinical records?
  • Understand the cause of complaints at the GDC
  • Understand what is a good record and what are the important elements and components of a good record
  • Understand the guidelines and standards for record keeping  and the importance of systems

This is Part 1.

To view part 2. Legal requirements for clinical records. click here

To view part 3. Applications and Risk Management. click here

To view part 4. Audit and the NHS. click here

To view part 5. Questions and here

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