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Locum learning plan 2: confidentiality, consent and safeguarding

5.00 credits

Consent in children, patient confidentiality and child protection are all covered in this learning plan aimed at locums and sessional GPs. The plan will also be useful for GP registrars and any healthcare professional who wishes to keep up to date on consent, confidentiality and safeguarding.

This plan contains guideline-based articles as well as updates from the Care Quality Commission.

You can undertake the whole plan or individual modules based on your learning needs, and CPD credits can be claimed on each module.




Practice

Issuing fit notes and referring to Fit for Work

Dr Emma Lackey explains when a fit note is needed, who can issue fit notes and how long they can last for.

0.50 Credits
Practice

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: CQC briefing

In the fourth article of our CQC briefing series, Dr Devin Gray highlights how inspectors assess the way that GP practices seek consent to care and treatment. This article focuses on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), which form part of the Mental Capacity Act.

0.50 Credits
Practice

Consent in children, Gillick competence and Fraser guidelines: CQC briefing

Children’s consent to medical treatment or contraceptive advice is the focus of the fifth article in our CQC briefing series. Dr Devin Gray explains how inspectors assess the way that GP practices seek consent to care and treatment, with regard to Gillick competence and the Fraser guidelines.

0.50 Credits
Quiz

Test your knowledge of safeguarding, consent and confidentiality

In this free 7-question quiz, test your knowledge around child and domestic abuse, consent and confidentiality, female genital mutilation and deprivation of liberty.

0.25 Credits
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest GMC guidance on confidentiality

Dr Toni Hazell describes the latest GMC guidance on confidentiality.

1.00 Credits
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidance on child abuse and neglect

Dr Toni Hazell explains what GPs need to know about NICE guidance on child abuse. This module focuses on what’s new, what to do differently in your practice and how to advise young patients about confidentiality.

1.00 Credits
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest DH and RCOG guidelines on female genital mutilation

Dr Louise Clarke and Dr Mais Al-Hity discuss the implications of updated guidance on female genital mutilation including guidance from the Department of Health in September 2015 and March 2015 and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in July 2015.

1.00 Credits
Clinical Interview

End-of-life care clinical Q&A

Dr Catherine Millington-Sanders, GP and national clinical end-of-life care champion explains her role and offers tips for improving your end-of-life care services.

0.25 Credits