Broaden your understanding of ethics through this resource as you learn about, discuss and reflect on the main ethical issues facing Physicians.

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Tags: Category 1 Educational activities Morality Meta Ethics Normative ethics Applied Ethics Clinical Ethics Research Ethics Professional code of ethics Ethical blind spots Ethics, values and rights Ethic and Human Rights Normative ethics Deontology Consequentialist theories Utilitarianism Virtue theory Ethical frameworks in health care Ethical frameworks Clinical ethics Public health ethics Medical ethics Code of Ethics RACP Code of Conduct Ethical Relationships Ethics in professional practice Ethics and professional attributes Ethics and the law Professional medical ethics Legislation Philosophical medical ethics Bioethics Morality Common law cases Legal frameworks Law of consent Negligence Professional discipline Confidentiality End of Life Human Rights Practicing ethically and legally Managing uncertainty and difference Legal uncertainty Clinical uncertainty Ethical uncertainty Four Topics Approach Ethox Framework IDEA Framework Moral distress Four A’s approach Resolving conflicts Clinical Reasoning Discussion Tool Resolving conflicts in the workplace Meditation Long Intervention Decision Making and Consent Introduction to decision making and consent Shared decision making Consent Culture Ethical dilemma Cognitive bias Modes of thinking Implicit bias Capacity and assessment Decision making capacity Infants and young children Primary School Age Children Adolescents Assent Parens Patriae powers Mature minor Previously Competent Adults non-competent patient Decisions in emergency situations emergency department (ED) Medical Board of Australia’s Code of Conduct Consent and the law Legally valid consent Informed consent Adequately informed Refusal of consent Consent forms Information disclosure Effective communication Verbal communication Nonverbal communication Paraverbal communication Risk disclosure Communicating uncertainty Ask-Tell-Ask Technique Withholding information Errors and iatrogenic harms Coercion Coercive behaviour Coerced consent Abuse Vulnerability and Power Doctor and patient relationship Vulnerable persons Vulnerable populations Power differentials Bullying Harassment Continuous engagement in ethics

Topics
  • Introduction to ethics
  • Ethics in professional practice
  • Ethical issues in health care
  • Continuous engagement in ethics
Contributors Working Group
  • Professor Ian Kerridge (Chair)
  • Mr Tim Benson
  • Dr Danielle Ko
  • Prof Paul Komesaroff
  • Dr Alastair Macdonald
  • A/Prof Paul Macneill
  • Mr Peter Martin
  • Ms Eliza McEwin
  • Prof Malcolm Parker
  • Dr Linda Sheahan
  • Dr Deborah Perkins
  • Dr Andrew Watkins
  • A/Prof Leeroy William
  • Version 1
    Release Date April 2019

    Enrolments 6 Feb 2019 onwards Strong professionals have a level of skill with regards to clinical leadership, resilience, and their personal style with dealing with others and workload. This module discusses methods of these skills to develop your own technique to improve as a clinical professional.

    Note: Complete this resource if you have not already started the old Professionals' Essentials resource. Please continue your progress and complete the old resource if you are already enrolled in it.

     

    Tags: Category 1 Educational activities

    Format: Each module consists of online reading materials, statistics and case studies. There are multiple-choice, true/false and short answer questions throughout the module to assist with your learning.


    Modules

    1. Characteristics of Clinical Leadership (45 mins)
    2. Leadership Styles and Resilience (30 mins)
    3. Leadership Skills (30 mins)

    Authors: This resource was developed by Fellows from The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
    Version: 2
    Release Date: February, 2014 Revised Date: November, 2018

    Enrolments before 6 Feb 2019 Strong professionals have a level of skill with regards to clinical leadership, resilience, and their personal style with dealing with others and workload. This module discusses methods of these skills to develop your own technique to improve as a clinical professional. 

    Note: This resource is not accepting any further enrolments. Please enrol in the new Professionals' Essentials resource if you have not started this resource yet. Please continue your progress and complete this resource if you have already started it.

     

    Tags: Category 1 Educational activities

    Format: Each module consists of online reading materials, statistics and case studies. There are multiple-choice, true/false and short answer questions throughout the module to assist with your learning.


    Modules

    1. Characteristics of Clinical Leadership (45 mins)
    2. Leadership Styles and Resilience (30 mins)
    3. Leadership Skills (30 mins)

    Authors: This resource was developed by Fellows from The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
    Version: 1
    Release Date: February, 2014 Revised Date: N/A

    Enrolments 24 Jan 2019 onwards Developing an understanding of communications is important in a range of work and clinical scenarios. This resource addresses areas such as self-image, self-esteem, self-talk; and offers advice on external communication skills and why they are important in different situations such as with a patient, or a colleague.

    Note: Complete this resource if you have not already started the old Communication Essentials resource. Please continue your progress and complete the old resource if you are already enrolled in it.

     

    Tags: Category 1 Educational activities

    Format: Each module consists of online reading materials, statistics and case studies. There are multiple-choice, true/false and short answer questions throughout the module to assist with your learning.


    Modules

    1. Internal Communications (30 mins)
    2. External Communications - Part 1 (25 mins), Part 2 (25 mins)
    3. Performance Feedback for Positive Change - Part 1 (30 mins), Part 2 (30 mins)

    Authors: This was resource was developed by Fellows from The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
    Version: 2
    Release Date: February, 2014 Revised Date: November, 2018

    Enrolments before 24 Jan 2019 Developing an understanding of internal communications is important in a range of work and clinical scenarios. This module addresses areas such as self-image, self-esteem, self-talk; and offers advice on external communication skills and why they are important in different situations such as with a patient, or a colleague.

    Note: This resource is not accepting any further enrolments. Please enrol in the new Communication Essentials resource if you have not started this resource yet. Please continue your progress and complete this resource if you have already started it.

     

    Tags: Category 1 Educational activities

    Format: Each module consists of online reading materials, statistics and case studies. There are multiple-choice, true/false and short answer questions throughout the module to assist with your learning.


    Modules

    1. Internal Communications (30 mins)
    2. External Communications - Part 1 (25 mins), Part 2 (25 mins)
    3. Performance Feedback for Positive Change - Part 1 (30 mins), Part 2 (30 mins)

    Authors: This was resource was developed by Fellows from The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
    Version: 1
    Release Date: February, 2014 Revised Date: N/A
    We offer different pathways through our courses, so the percentage shown may be incomplete even though you have received your certificate.

    The Communication Skills online resource is a self-directed resource covering communication skills and frameworks to help you work through everyday conversations you will have as a physician.

     

    Tags: Category 1 Educational activities Key communication skills Active listening Listening Body Language Emotions Psychosocial Speaking Talking Handover Breaking bad news Adverse event Non-verbal communication Social skills Language Health literacy Communication frameworks ISBAR Mnemonic Patient transfer Discharge Emergency Multidisciplinary teams NURSE Respect Support Empathy SPIKES Consultation Gathering information Patient cues Ask tell ask Tell me more Questioning Conversation Providing information Disclosure Conflict Difficult patients Aggressive Angry Fearful Defensive Resentment De-escalate De-escalation Discussion Interpreter Interpretation

    Learning outcomes

    • Outline the steps needed to prepare for a communication task.
    • Discuss the importance of active listening and non verbal communication.
    • Apply the SPIKES and NURSE frameworks for discussing serious news and responding to emotion to your own practice.
    • Discuss key considerations when providing information to a patient or family, including the use of appropriate language.
    • Apply the ISBAR framework to your own setting.

    Content

    Video scenarios

    • Part 1 – Handover
    • Part 2 – Discussing serious news
    • Part 3 – The adverse event
    • Part 4 – Referral to palliative care

    Skills toolbox

    • Key communication skills – active listening, non-verbal communication
    • Communication frameworks – ISBAR, NURSE, SPIKES
    • Gathering information – patient cues, approaches to questioning
    • Providing information – managing challenging interactions with patients, use of interpreters

    Authors: Dr Robyn Thomas FRACGP FAChPM
    Dr Karen Detering FRACP
    Dr Sadie Dunn FRACP FAChPM MPallcare
    Dr Katrina Gibson
    Dr Beres Joyner FRACGP FAFPHM MMedHum
    Dr Laverne Lok FRACP MPH
    Dr Megan Phelps FRACP MMedEd
    Dr Ranjana Srivastava FRACP
    Dr Raj Tota FRACP
    Dr Amy Waters FRACP FAChPM MMEd
    Peer reviewers: Dr Josephine Clayton FRACP FAChPM
    Dr Derek Eng FRACGP FAChPM
    Dr Ian Kennedy FRACP
    Dr Joseph Lee FRACP
    Dr David Lester-Smith FRACP
    Dr Sarah Thompson FAChPM
    Version: 1
    Release Date: April, 2016 Revised Date: N/A
    Skills  Frameworks  Adverse events ISBAR  NURSE  SPIKES

    Management is a role made up of an essential set of skills, including communication, self-reflection and conflict management. This course provides information about the whole role, and skills for best managing others. It is a detailed set of modules that allow you to investigate your own methods, and provides strategies for self-improvement. Change management is an essential skill to acquire, and the principles of this are addressed. Methods on how to run a successful meeting are outlined, along with how to recruit the right person for your team. A relevant explanation of the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 with case studies to enhance understanding.

     

    p>Tags: Category 1 Educational activities

    Format: Each module consists of online reading materials, statistics and case studies. There are multiple-choice, true/false and short answer questions throughout the module to assist with your learning.


    Modules

    1. The Role of Manager - Part 1 (25 mins), Part 2 (25 mins), Part 3 (30 mins)
    2. Managing Others (30 mins)
    3. Understanding Self as Manager (30 mins)
    4. Change Management Principles - Part 1 (30 mins), Part 2 (30 mins)
    5. Transitioning through Change - Part 1 (30 mins), Part 2 (30 mins)
    6. Conducting an Effective Meeting - Part 1 (45 mins), Part 2 (30 mins)
    7. Conflict Management - Part 1 (30 mins), Part 2 (30 mins)
    8. The Recruitment & Selection Process (45 mins)
    9. Behavioural Interviewing Techniques (30 mins)
    10. Work Health & Safety Act 2011 (30 mins)


    Authors: This was resource was developed by Fellows from The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
    Version: 1
    Release Date: February, 2014 Revised Date: N/A