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Child abuse, female genital mutilation, consent and confidentiality and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are all covered in this learning plan for GPs. As a starting point, we suggest taking a quiz to identify gaps in your knowledge.
Each educational activity provides key learning points and a post-test so you can check what you have learned. You can undertake the whole plan or select individual modules to meet your identified learning needs. CPD credits can be claimed on each module.
In this free 7-question quiz, test your knowledge around child and domestic abuse, consent and confidentiality, female genital mutilation and deprivation of liberty.
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.
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.
Dr Toni Hazell explains how to implement the NICE quality standard on domestic violence and abuse in primary care.
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.
Dr Helen Goodyear provides an overview of child abuse in relation to dermatology. Learning points for healthcare professionals include awareness of dermatological signs of abuse.
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.