Courses

Duty of Care

Cost: £6.00

Welcome to our Duty of Care online training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to Duty of Care online training module.

1. Introduction to Duty of Care:
• Definition and importance of Duty of Care in healthcare settings.
• Legal and ethical obligations of healthcare workers towards patients.

2. Understanding the Scope of Duty of Care:
• Identifying the individuals for whom a healthcare worker has a Duty of Care (patients, colleagues, visitors, etc.).
• Recognizing the limits and boundaries of Duty of Care.

3. Maintaining Professionalism and Competence:
• Upholding professional standards and codes of conduct.
• Continuous professional development and staying updated with best practices.
• Recognizing personal limitations and seeking appropriate help or support when needed.

4. Providing Safe and Effective Care:
• Ensuring a safe environment for patients and colleagues.
• Following infection control protocols and maintaining hygiene standards.
• Adhering to medication administration guidelines and protocols.
• Recognizing and responding to clinical deterioration or emergencies promptly.

5. Effective Communication and Documentation:
• Importance of clear and accurate communication with patients, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals.
• Documenting relevant patient information, care plans, and interventions accurately.
• Sharing information appropriately while respecting patient confidentiality and privacy.

6. Respecting Patient Rights and Autonomy:
• Respecting patient autonomy and involving them in decision-making processes.
• Obtaining informed consent for procedures, treatments, and interventions.
• Advocating for patients' rights and ensuring their dignity and privacy.

7. Recognizing and Managing Ethical Dilemmas:
• Identifying ethical dilemmas and conflicts that may arise in healthcare settings.
• Utilizing ethical decision-making frameworks to resolve conflicts.
• Seeking guidance from supervisors or ethics committees when needed.

8. Responding to Complaints and Feedback:
• Understanding the importance of addressing patient complaints and feedback.
• Following organizational policies and procedures for complaint resolution.
• Learning from complaints to improve future practice.

9. Reflective Practice and Self-Care:
• Emphasizing the importance of self-reflection and learning from experiences.
• Recognizing signs of burnout and stress and implementing self-care strategies.
• Seeking support from colleagues, supervisors, or counselling services when necessary. Support services



The learning outcomes are:

1. Understanding the concept of Duty of Care in healthcare settings and its importance in providing safe and effective care.
2. Recognizing the legal and ethical obligations of healthcare workers towards patients, colleagues, and others.
3. Identifying the scope and boundaries of Duty of Care in different situations.
4. Demonstrating knowledge of professional standards, codes of conduct, and best practices related to Duty of Care.
5. Applying infection control protocols, hygiene standards, and medication administration guidelines to ensure patient safety.
6. Communicating effectively with patients, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals while respecting patient confidentiality and privacy.
7. Documenting relevant patient information, care plans, and interventions accurately and appropriately.
8. Respecting patient rights, autonomy, and dignity, and involving them in decision-making processes.
9. Identifying and managing ethical dilemmas and conflicts that may arise in healthcare settings.
10. Responding to patient complaints and feedback in a timely and appropriate manner.
11. Practicing reflective self-assessment and implementing self-care strategies to prevent burnout and promote overall well-being.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in Duty of Care online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.