Duty of Candour

£4.99

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Duty of Candour

In April 2015 the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 brought in a new regulation that is applicable to all providers of health and social care; Regulation 20: Duty of Candour.

The Regulation uses the following terms: Openness, Transparency, Candour. What this means in practice is that when things go wrong, which from time to time is inevitable; patients must be told the truth, an apology must be given, and an appropriate remedy must be offered.

This short course can also be completed by other members of the dental team.

Aim:

On completion of this course you will understand your obligations under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014: Regulation 20: Duty of Candour. And you will understand how to apply this professional duty in your day to day work.

Objectives are:

  • To become aware and accountable for the professional duty of candour.
  • To understand the following:
    • CQC Regulation 20: Duty of Candour
    • Terms and definitions for duty of candour
    • Notifiable safety incident
    • Application of duty of candour in the dental practice
    • Significant event recording.

The course provides 30 minutes of verifiable CPD.

GDC Development Outcomes: A, D

Description

Did you know that in April 2015 the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 brought in a new regulation that is applicable to all providers of health and social care?

The name is Regulation 20: Duty of Candour.

The Regulation uses the following terms: Openness, Transparency, Candour.

This means that in the dental practice, when things go wrong, which from time to time is inevitable; patients must be told the truth, an apology must be given, and an appropriate remedy must be offered.

This online, verifiable CPD course looks at your obligations as a dental professional under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and guides you on how to apply this professional duty in your day to day work.

This course provides 30 minutes of ECPD.