There is a wealth of evidence that supports the link between better patient information and improved adherence to treatment, and ultimately better health outcomes. The RACGP also reinforces providing patient information in criterion 1.2.2 "Practices need to provide information in ways that are easy for individual patients to understand to support informed decision making ... ".
Healthshare can assist you with accessing verified information quickly and easily through your clinical software or online. To encourage the use of our Fact Sheets tool we have created a RACGP accredited Clinical Audit as well as prepared a Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) activity.
This Healthshare clinical audit is intended to assist you reflect on your patient's understanding of their medical condition and treatment.
This audit will highlight the value of providing appropriate written information, and promote the provision of such information as part of the routine GP consultation.
It has been accredited by the RACGP as a 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points activity.
A PDSA activity can be taken on as an individual or small group quality improvement study. Follow our suggested activity and apply to have it approved for you or your practice.
To claim points QI&CPD points, GPs or small groups are required to lodge a Self-Directed Category One PDSA Notification at racgp.org.au » My CPD » Submit Self-Directed Activity » Individual PDSA or Small Group PDSA.