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Time: 19:30 - 20:30
Suitable for: Medical practitioners, consultants, specialists, GPs and doctors in training
Cost: Free for members
Protect yourself with best practice patient record keeping.
Join Dr Harpreet Sarna, Medicolegal Adviser and Team Leader, as he gives insight into current good practice in record keeping.
Designed for Medical Protection members, this live one-hour webinar will feature cases and scenarios to help you gain the skills to maintain a high standard of records and ensure continuity of patient care.
With an opportunity for real time questions and answers during the broadcast, this is the ideal way to have the expertise of Medical Protection brought directly to you.
27.5% of GP electronic records were deemed by the patients to contain inaccuracies. 50% of these were deemed to be clinically important e.g. wrong diagnosis.
Al-Agilly S et al, Inform Prim care 15(4): 217-20 (2007)
- Review and update your knowledge on record keeping.
- Apply this knowledge to enhance the quality of record keeping in your practice and reduce the risk of successful complaints, or claims for compensation, being made against you.
- Understand what the Medical Council expects to see in a medical record.
Dr Harpreet Sarna is a Medicolegal Adviser and Team Leader at Medical Protection, providing expert advice to members in Hong Kong. He is enthusiastic about his role in supporting and advising doctors, and regularly lectures on a variety of medicolegal topics.
Following graduation from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (with a distinction in pathology) in 2003, Dr Sarna embarked on general practice training and then worked as a Clinical Lead and GP before joining Medical Protection in 2010.
Harpreet completed his Masters, LLM Masters of Law: Legal Aspects of Medical Practice, in 2007. For his dissertation, Harpreet analysed whether the rights of mentally ill individuals are adequately protected by domestic legislation and Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Dr Sarna is currently studying for an Executive MBA, and is interested in organisational behaviour, risk management and complex operational structures in healthcare.
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