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Practice note 1 Apr 2013   Treating friends, family and yourself
The practice of treating friends and family is not recommended and there have been cases where it has led to disciplinary actions by the regulators including conditions placed on practitioner’s regist ...
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Practice note 1 Apr 2013   AHPRA self-reporting requirements
MIPS Matters article on MDOs perspective on mental health of healthcare practitioners
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Practice note 1 Apr 2013   Mandatory reporting 101
All practitioners have a professional and ethical obligation to protect and promote public health and safe healthcare and under the National Law. Health practitioners, employers and education provider ...
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Case study 16 Oct 2013   Follow up
MIPS was contacted by a diligent and concerned member, Dr A, who was a general practitioner. His patient was a 52 year old male with hypertension who had been well managed for a number of years but ha ...
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Practice note 16 Oct 2013   Good health records supports a good defence
Good health records, whether written or electronic, help ensure patient safety and continuity of care. Maintaining adequate records is also critical to avoiding complaints, claims or disciplinary proc ...
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Practice note 16 Oct 2013   Death - the final complication
Good Medical Practice: A Code of Conduct for Doctors in Australia AHPRA provide a code of conduct for practitioners by which practitioners are judged in the event of an incident. The following is a d ...
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casestudy
Case study 16 Oct 2013   Info before treatment
Dr B was a second year post graduate dentist working as a locum. The patient was seen previously in the practice and had consented to an extraction. The treatment was delayed for a few days as it was ...
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Case study 16 Oct 2013   Informed financial consent
Dr K’s patient was a self employed tradesman who had a consultation in relation to a hernia repair. The private insurance arrangement for this patient only extended to cover a four day hospital stay ...
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webinar
On-demand 13 Jun 2016   AHPRA unplugged: What they do and why
We all know AHPRA is the regulator of registered health professionals in Australia. But exactly what are they trying to achieve when they receive and consider a notification about you? What is the pro ...
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On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Privacy and Confidentiality
This unit discusses confidentiality and privacy, specifically focusing on the medical and dental professions. Issues such as law enforcement, compliance and patient confidentiality are also covered.
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On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Health Records
This unit provides valuable advice to all members on the importance of maintaining proper patient medical records. clinico-legal, Medical and Dental board's and Medicare requirements are covered, emp ...
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On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Dental risks
Aspects of the current Australian dental scene are examined including the rise in complaints against dental practitioners and recent legal trends. The reasons why patients complain are considered and ...
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On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Risks for International Healthcare Graduates
This unit outlines some of the potential additional and unique risks for those practitioners who qualified and trained overseas and who have recently come to Australia to practice. The unit explores m ...
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webinar
On-demand 31 Aug 2017   AHPRA and other Mandatory Requirements
All members are subject to AHPRA's mandatory reporting requirements, that is, of being reported or to report a colleague. This webinar considers your obligations to make a mandatory notification and w ...
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On-demand 31 Aug 2017   Drugs and Prescribing 101
This webinar discusses the laws that govern the use of drugs in Australian healthcare. The session explains where prescriptions are required, managing and prescribing Schedule 8 drugs of dependence, d ...
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