This active learning module is designed to help you gain a working knowledge of Medical Director clinical software.
Relevance to General Practice
Accurate recording of patient health information assists GPs to provide ongoing, safe and high quality health care to patients.
There are around 125 million general practice consultations provided annually, with computers now used by approximately 96 percent of GPs for clinical and administrative purposes. Improvements in information sharing within the Australian health system will benefit patients and care providers (1).
The goal of this activity is to provide the skills required to accurately record patient health information and to allow efficient use of clinical software in managing patients' health to reduce or eliminate adverse incidents enabling the provision of high quality patient care.
- Apply RACGP Standards for documenting consultations.
- Update and complete patient health records.
- Prescribe and maintain patient medications applying RACGP Standards.
- Use clinical software and functions to accurately review and record patient data.
- Use clinical software and functions to Improve consultation workflow.
Domains of General Practice
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
Curriculum Contextual Units
- General practice teaching
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