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Effective communication Effective communication is essential when conducting a consultation and in developing a strong doctor-patient relationship. Improve your communication skills with this eLearning module.
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ConsentPodcasts
Podcast: Issues of patient consent. A conversation with Georgie Haysom and Dr Ian Incoll In this podcast Georgie Haysom Head of Research Education and Advocacy at Avant chats with Dr Ian Incoll The Dean of Education at the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) about current issues with...
Medical recordsPodcastsPrivacy & confidentiality
Podcast: Providing medical records to a third party If you receive a request for a patients medical records what information do you need to ascertain before handing the information over? When if ever are you legally obliged to even with a patients cons...
Medical recordsPodcasts
Podcast: Making changes to a medical record Are there any changes you can make to a medical record? And what if you know there is an error how can you legally correct it? Find out this and more in chapter three of our medical records podcast se...
Medical recordsPodcasts
Podcast: Deceased patients' medical records What are your confidentiality and privacy obligations when a patient is deceased? Who if anyone can you share the medical records with? Find out this and more in chapter two of our medical records pod...
Medical recordsPodcasts
Podcast: Storage and retention of medical records What are your legislative requirements when storing medical records and how and when should you dispose of them? Find out this and more in chapter one of our medical records podcast series.
eLearning coursesPractising professionally
Managing boundary Issues for patients with mental health issues This self-paced eLearning module describes the challenges associated with identifying mental illness in patients and managing the practitioner-patient professional boundary. Breakdown in the professio...
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Workplace & employment
Practice management - people leadership Developed in partnership by Avant and the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) this paper aims to provoke discussion and practical solutions on evolving the leadership role of practice...
FactsheetsMedical recordsPrivacy & confidentiality
Data breach obligations for My Health Record If you are using the My Health Record in your practice your practice must notify the Australian Digital Health Agency and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner of certain data breaches...
Digital healthFactsheetsMedical records
My Health Record FAQs Need help navigating the My Health Record system? Our medico-legal experts have created guidance for doctors including FAQs and a suite of resources
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