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 that appropriate documentation is fundamental to good medical practice.

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain the requirements of the Medical and Dental boards of Australia with respect to health records
  • Discuss the components of a successful follow up/patient recall system
  • Implement practice systems to maintain appropriate health records
    • Duration: 1 hr
    • ACEM: 1 CPD hour
    • ACRRM: 1 Credit Point
    • RACGP: 2 Category 2 Points

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