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Documentation and Record Keeping for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 6
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 15:00

OVERVIEW

This session covers the legal aspects of documentation and record keeping in healthcare for Healthcare Assistants.

CONTENT

Your role and the law

Legal aspects of documentation and record keeping

Professional guidance including duty of candour

Accountability & responsibility

Negligence

Understanding how complaints are dealt with

The need to keep records

The nature of a health record

Semantic usage & legal interpretation

Case law dealing with documentation

Who can document care of patients

Subject access requests of their notes

Use of jargon

Alterations of documentation

Common errors in record keeping

Case studies to illustrate the breadth of documentation

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

By the end of this session you should be able to:
  • Understand the legal framework covering documentation & record-keeping
  • Explain the various ways by which healthcare professionals can be held accountable for their acts & omissions
  • Explain the legal & professional principles of good documentation

ATTENDED BY

  • Healthcare Assistants

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

Live Online Instructor Led Course

Zoom
27/11/2024
£ 170.00
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