Clinical Record Keeping

Who is This Training Course For?

This course is aimed at all staff throughout the health and social care sector, in particular

  • Existing staff to update existing knowledge
  • New starters to the organisation

Why do Staff need the Course?

‘Record-keeping is an integral part of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals’ practice and is essential to the provision of safe and effective care. It is not an optional extra to be fitted in if circumstances allow’ (NMC 2009)

This course will provide you with information on industry best practice in regards to clinical record keeping. It will then go on to explain the importance of patient consent to disclosures of personal information, the means and methods of disclosures and the legal requirements of keeping information secure.

Objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will understand:

  • How to provide a confidential service to patients and service users in the context of their specific role
  • Understand the principles of Information Governance and how they apply in every day working environments
  • How to ensure and maintain good record keeping
  • Fundamentals of data protection, confidentiality and the Caldicott Principles
  • The responsibilities of healthcare organisations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
  • Your professional and legal responsibilities
  • The different types of records used in healthcare
  • The importance of good record keeping and the implications of bad record keeping
  • Common errors in record keeping
  • How to develop your communication skills through accurate and clear record keeping

Course Content

  • Aims + Principles
  • Legal Aspects
  • Codes + Standards
  • Accountability
  • Countersigning
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Caldicott Report
  • Data Protection
  • Freedom of Information
  • Patient Information
  • Confidentiality + Disclosure
  • NHS Protect - Counter Fraud
  • Types and Function of Records
  • Principles of Good Record Keeping
  • Errors and Barriers of Record Keeping

Course Benefits

This classroom training course allows the delegate to fully understand all the core aspects of Clinical Record Keeping in a high impact 4 hour session

This activity has been accredited by The CPD Standards office and equates to 4 hours of CPD

£65+VAT

Course Time 9:30am - 1:30pm (4 hours)

London (Hammersmith) Training Centre

Tue 22nd Aug 2017 13 places Book Now
Tue 5th Sep 2017 15 places Book Now
Wed 18th Oct 2017 15 places Book Now
Wed 8th Nov 2017 14 places Book Now
Wed 6th Dec 2017 15 places Book Now
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Birmingham (Carrs Lane) Training Centre

Mon 21st Aug 2017 15 places Book Now
Mon 25th Sep 2017 14 places Book Now
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Clinical Record Keeping Held at Your Place of Work

Date Your choice
Duration 1/2 Day
Fee £595+VAT (15 delegates max)
As little as £40 per delegate

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