Learning Activities

Self-Assessment Handbooks

17 Nov 2016

Filling out a survey

Practice Self-assessment Handbooks

  • 1-hour activity for MDA National Members only.
  • Highlights risks that pose a potential threat to patient safety and satisfaction with your care and ways to minimise them.
  • After working through the handbook, complete an action plan to help you address areas of risk.
  • Professional development recognitions apply, see table below.
  • Four specialty versions available:
    • Surgical practice
    • Anaesthetic practice
    • Obstetric and Gynaecology practice
    • Medical practice (information is relevant to all medical practices).
  • Order your copy by emailing peaceofmind@mdanational.com.au.
    • Give your name, Member number, and postal address and a copy of the handbook relevant to your specialty will be mailed to you.
  2019 CPD details 
Surgical practice  RACS – Self report: 1 CPD point 'Journal reading' 
RANZCO – Risk Management and Clinical Governance, Level 2, 1 point per hour
Anaesthetic practice
ANZCA – One credit per hour in the Knowledge and Skills Category: Journal reading
Obstetric and Gynaecology practice RANZCOG – 1 PD point per hour can be claimed in the Professional Qualities domain
Medical practice

RACGP QI&CPD – 2, Category 2 points, ID = 89404

ACRRM PDP – 1 Core Point

Confidentiality and Privacy, Medical Records and Reports, Practice Management, Regulation and Legislation, Anaesthesia, General Practice, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Surgery, Physician, Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
 

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