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Statutory Duty of Candour
This module will assist clinicians to understand the requirements of the Statutory Duty of Candour (SDC) when a patient has suffered a serious adverse patient safety event (SAPSE) in a health service entity.
SAPSE reviews including protections
SAPSE reviews are protected reviews of serious adverse patient safety events (SAPSE). In completing this module, clinicians will understand the requirements to undertake a SAPSE review, as well as the relevant protections.
Introduction to open disclosure
This module will assist clinicians to understand the main principles of open disclosure, as well as how to offer an apology, as outlined in the Australian Open Disclosure Framework.
Statutory Duty of Candour (SDC): Perspectives
Explore the perspectives of Statutory Duty of Candour with consumers, clinicians and a lawyer.
1. Fundamentals of Adverse Patient Safety Event Review: Human factors and Systems thinking
Adverse patient safety events cause harm to patients and clinicians. Adverse event reviews aim to establish why an event occurred. Using Human factors and Systems thinking to design our healthcare system is critical to reducing unintended harm to consumers and clinicians.
2. Fundamentals of Adverse Patient Safety Event Review: Bias, Human error, Safety culture and Just culture
Human behaviour and how it relates to the socio-technical system are critical factors in understanding the systems we create. It’s important to understand the many ways that human behaviour and limitations can contribute to adverse events.
3. Fundamentals of Adverse Patient Safety Event Review
Adverse Patient Safety Events require a particular review process to be followed. This module describes the process from identifying that an adverse event has occurred, through to sharing the review outcomes to promote system-wide learning and improvement.
4. Fundamentals of Adverse Patient Safety Event Review: The Sentinel Event Process
Fundamentals of the Sentinel Event Process introduces Safer Care Victoria's Sentinel Event Program and describes the Sentinel Event review process.
Engaging with impacted consumers
Welcome to Engaging with impacted consumers during the adverse event review process