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Learning from significant events

Learning from significant events

Format

Practice

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

March 23, 2017

Updated

October 23, 2017
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Programme Description

MDU medico-legal adviser Dr Sarah Jarvis explains why it is important to analyse and learn from significant events. Key learning points for GPs include when to conduct an SEA, who to involve, and the steps to follow.

This article is provided by the MDU.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Identify when significant event audit is needed
  • Recall the seven steps involved in an effective SEA
  • Know how to call an SEA meeting and who to invite
  • Implement an action plan based on the SEA
  • Author

    Activity and test author
    Dr Sarah Jarvis
    MDU medico-legal adviser
    UK

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    This article is provided by the MDU

    Instructions

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

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