Online risk education units

MIPS online risk education units provide a convenient alternative for members who are unable to attend risk education workshops due to location and/or time restraints. You can earn accredited CPD points/hours for which you receive a certificate, and download from My Membership.

For each online unit, MIPS has been granted CPD accreditation of 2 category 2 points from the RACGP. When registering for an online unit, please include your QI & CPD number to enable MIPS to process your CPD directly with RACGP.

MIPS has also been granted accreditation of the units from ACRRM. Each unit attracts 1 Core point. When registering for an online unit please include your ACRRM number to enable MIPS to process your CPD directly with ACRRM. 

For other Colleges, we suggest you forward a copy of the Certificate of Attendance.

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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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, emphasising

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Open Disclosure

This unit explains in detail the philosophy, history, benefits to both patients and clinicians, and how you can appropriately engage in the open disclosure process with patients following an adverse clinical outcome.

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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 many issues such as

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Top 10 clinico-legal issues

From the MIPS files comes this informative webinar run by MIPS clinico-legal adviser, Dr Nichola Davis.

Dr Davis' experience as a clinico-legal adviser dealing with notifications on a

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Conversations at the End of Life

This unit outlines some of the strategies to assist members to deal with patients in palliative care situations. These consultations can be challenging, so MIPS has developed this unit with the assistance of Dr Ranjana Srivastava,

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Beyond Negligence

Tort reform in recent years has reduced the frequency of claims from negligent acts or omissions (medical negligence). Simultaneously, there has been increased regulation of practitioners with the “national law”. This has resulted in

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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 details are provided about the

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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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Risk education provided by MIPS will assist in meeting AHPRA mandatory CPD requirements. MIPS has obtained accreditation by numerous professional college associations for the education provided.