Documentation in Aged Care

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25m
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CPD25m of CPD
First Published
Updated27 May 2024
Expires 29 May 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

In any healthcare organisation, accurate documentation detailing all aspects of a consumer’s care is an essential way of communicating care and services provided, the outcomes of this care, and any changes in the consumer’s needs and preferences. This Ausmed Training Module will provide you with basic fundamental skills for keeping effective documentation in both residential and home care environments.

Topics
  • Why is documentation important?
  • What is the AN-ACC and how does it relate to documentation?
  • What are your documentation responsibilities?
  • When and where should documentation occur?
  • What guidelines and frameworks should be used when documenting?
  • A look at SOAP and ISOBAR for communicating clinical information.
  • What information should be included in documentation.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand why effective documentation is important.
  2. Know where and when to document.
  3. Know how to document.
  4. Know what to include in your documentation.
Target Audience

All healthcare workers and professionals working in any aged care setting.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

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Details
CPD time25m
First Published
Updated27 May 2024
Expires
29 May 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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Documentation
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