Foundation Doctor Regional MDU Teaching 2021-22 Programme

MDU TEACHING SESSIONS

All potential attendees will need to be verified before the link can be sent. Please email the named contact* with the following details if you would like to attend. The verification process is likely to need at least 24 hours, depending on total number of applicants. Not supplying all details below may delay the time to receiving the link. Thank-you.

1. FULL NAME
2. GRADE (should be FY1)
3. GMC NUMBER
4. TRUST and/or HOSPITAL current place of work

*CONTACT FOR ALL MDU SESSIONS to register is: Chloe.Witchell@themdu.com

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19-Oct-212pmGMC and keeping yourself safeThis session explains the role of the GMC, fitness to practice procedures, and the concept of multiple jeopardy. It also covers some common pitfalls and things you can do to keep yourself safe and out of trouble.
26-Oct-212pmDealing with ComplaintsDuring your career you may receive a complaint against you or the services you provide. This talk covers the key features of the NHS complaints process, what people complain about, how to avoid complaints, and what to do if you receive a complaint.
09-Nov-212pmConsent and Mental CapacityWorking with your patients to make decisions about their treatment and care is at the heart of good medical practice. This session covers the principle of autonomy, the law and guidance on consent, types of consent, and recording decisions. Special considerations such as refusal of treatment, making decisions when a patient lacks capacity and issues to be considered when treating children and young people will also be explored.
16-Nov-2111amKeeping Patients SafeThis session focuses on identifying vulnerable people and understanding the principles of safeguarding. It also covers the importance of raising concerns, why mistakes happen, what to do if things go wrong, and the importance of reflective practice and remediation.
07-Dec-212pmConfidentialityRespect for confidentiality is central to the development of trust between doctors and patients. This seminar explores the principles of confidentiality in accordance with GMC guidance, as well as data protection and information governance standards, and when confidential information may be shared. Guidance on the use of social media and avoiding inadvertent breaches of confidence are also covered.
14-Dec-212pmRecord Keeping and form fillingMaking accurate and contemporaneous records is a vital part of good clinical practice. This session looks at what constitutes a medical record, the functions of record keeping, what quality records look like, and the legal requirements for death certification, cremation forms, and fit notes.
11-Jan-222pmCommunication challengesGood communication is essential for safe patient care and effective teamwork. This talk focuses on communication in difficult circumstances such as, delivering bad news, de-escalating conflict, communicating with children, and using interpreters. It also covers the importance of active listening, showing empathy, and giving structured handover to ensure continuity of care.