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casestudy
Case study 16 Oct 2013   Side effects of medication
Dr X who was trained outside of Australia was placed in a rural practice. Despite having fifteen years’ experience in his native country, this was a real culture shock and he found it difficult to adj ...
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Case study 16 Oct 2013   Root fragment
Dr T’s patient attended the surgery in a lot of pain. Radiology revealed a vertically impacted 38. Dr T recommended that the patient get an Orthopantomogram (OPG) and consult a specialist as extra ...
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Case study 3 Feb 2014   Drugs and poisons investigation
This case study concerns a general practitioner who was contacted by the State Drugs and Poisons Unit of the Department of Health. The issue related to the treatment of a now deceased 40-year old ...
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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   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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webinar
On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Dental: Post-operative complications - pre-emptive strategies
Reservations about the proposed operative treatment? In this webinar Dr Jeff Cox outlines risk avoidance and minimisation strategies that will assist with the success of your operative procedure. ...
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On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Dental: Wrong tooth wrong treatment
This unit follows a series of video recordings featuring Prothodontist Dr Jeff Cox and examines scenarios where practitioners chose the right or wrong treatments for the right or wrong tooth.
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webinar
On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Dental: Top 5 Clinico-Legal Issues
Dr Jeff Cox, Specialist Prosthodontist gives his thoughts and insight into the major issues faced by today's dental practitioners. The webinar was recorded in Melbourne in March 2017 and runs for appr ...
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webinar
On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Tips for Young Practitioners
Tips and helpful hints for MIPS recent graduate members including: your internship - what to expect some do's and don'ts about managing risk; staying healthy, wise and stress free; effective interview ...
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webinar
On-demand 14 Jun 2016   The good, the bad, the ugly & your wellbeing
Healthcare workers across Australia and the world are showing their support for doctors experiencing mental illness by wearing crazy socks. The campaign, #CrazySocks4Docs, was started by Peninsula Hea ...
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webinar
On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Dental: The Evolution of a Dental Complaint
Minor patient complaints can sometimes escalate and create stress and consequences for you as a dental practitioner. This webinar will allow you to run through some potential consequences in the compl ...
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On-demand 31 Aug 2017   Consequences of an incorrect statement
Making an incomplete, inaccurate or misleading statement has consequences. Whether it is to a health fund, regulator or the courts, it is imperative that statements are correct. Principle at Meridian ...
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webinar
On-demand 31 Aug 2017   The Evolution of a Medical Complaint
Join Dr Peter Simpson as he provides tips on how to manage medical complaints. How you manage a medical complaint effects the overall outcome. It is important to remain composed and maintain proper be ...
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webinar
On-demand 31 Aug 2017   Dental: Extractions Beware the Risks
Dealing with the issue of tooth extraction can be tricky, particularly for inexperienced practitioners. Are there other options? The webinar was recorded in Melbourne in March 2017 and runs for a ...
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