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Practice note 3 Feb 2014   Death the final complication
Most junior doctors will tell you that signing their first death certificate is one of the most surreal experiences in their career. This duty appears to be one of the last remaining bastions excl ...
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Practice note 3 Feb 2014   Extractions on anticoagulants
One of the common questions that practitioners are faced with is the correct protocol for dealing with patients on anti-coagulant medications when tooth extractions or other surgical procedures are re ...
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Practice note 9 Jun 2016   Maintaining Your Professional Profile
It is important as a healthcare practitioner to actively maintain your profile because of: increased regulation and supervision explicit codes of conduct issued by AHPRA patients whom seek out pra ...
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Practice note 9 Jun 2016   Contacts for Drugs and Poisons
National, state and territory contact details for drugs and poisons authorities in Australia. S8 schedule drugs. Regulation of pharmaceutical services.
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Practice note 9 Jun 2016   Employee or Contractor
How you are employed, or self-employed, affects your AHPRA registration indemnity requirements as well as the cost of any indemnity insurance (eg MIPS membership) you purchase.
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Practice note 9 Jun 2016   Working as an intern
Tips to help you avoid fatigue, maintain control and reduce clinico-legal and regulatory risks. It can also help make the year more rewarding and enjoyable.
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Practice note 9 Jun 2016   Solid defence
Your best defence is a solid defence. You can achieve this by meeting the professional standards, procedures and protocols of healthcare required by: your craft group your College the Medical ...
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Practice note 10 Aug 2017   Indemnity definitions made simpler
The most important insurance cover that MIPS provides is indemnity insurance. Indemnity insurance for healthcare practitioners is also referred to as: medical indemnity (typical in Australia) prof ...
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Practice note 27 Mar 2018   Car finance options
The page compares all options that Eclipx will offer plus more – the merits of each are spelled out in an objective fashion to assist the member to decide which may be appropriate for them
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Practice note 27 Mar 2018   Why does your Credit Score matter
Credit scores allow companies to make a quick informed decision about the likelihood of a potential customer repaying a loan or meeting monthly repayments such as on a phone or utility contract. It is ...
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Practice note 27 Mar 2018   Taking out a personal loan
This page should cover the basic dangers of taking out a personal loan. Many young professionals are at risk of purchasing a financial product they don’t understand and this content should explain the ...
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Practice note 27 Mar 2018   Financial literacy of healthcare professionals
Traditionally healthcare practitioners have earned above average incomes and this can lead to a false sense of financial security as higher cash flow masks vulnerabilities.
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Practice note 27 Mar 2018   Personal loan vs credit card
As most people have a credit card, this comparison helps to promote the personal loans advantages over a credit card. Importantly, this should provide an example of interest rate payment differences b ...
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Practice note 27 Mar 2018   How to pay less interest by consolidating two or more debts
Australia’s appetite for debt is huge. Currently, household debt is 187% of household disposable income and about 20% of middle income Australians have no room in their budget for unexpected expenses. ...
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Practice note 27 Mar 2018   How to identify a financially stable insurer
Insurer security is something that healthcare practitioners ought to consider when choosing their indemnity insurer. Some practitioners will recall the ‘calls’ that were made on members by medical def ...
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