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. The principles explored in open disclosure apply to all health care professionals.

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the advantages of an open disclosure policy
  • State a working definition of open disclosure
  • Demonstrate how to implement open disclosure
  • Explain the importance of developing and implementing an open disclosure process within your practice
    • Duration: 1 hr
    • RACGP: 2 Category 2 Points
    • ACRRM: 1 Credit Point

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