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This online unit provides valuable advice to all members on the importance of maintaining proper patient medical records in Australia today. The session covers both your legal and regulatory requirements for appropriate health care records . 

Overall your clinico-legal, Medical and Dental Board's and Medicare requirements are covered, emphasising that appropriate documentation is fundamental to good medical practice. Not only is the best way to enable optimal care to your patients , it will ensure continuity of care and appropriate professional practice, it will minimise the risk of your care and your records coming under any scrutiny  .

Presented by a professional sourced facilitator on behalf of MIPS. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain the requirements of the Medical and Dental Boards of Australia with respect to health records
  • Discuss the components of a successful follow up/patient recall system
  • Implement practice systems to maintain appropriate health records

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