Clinical records: What's professional, reasonable, and in the interests of patients
This session will cover how clinical records are reviewed during a Fitness to Practise investigation, and how these align to the GDC’s wider regulatory remit. It will include the importance of effective communication, highlighting the importance of professional judgement.
- Understand the functions of the GDC and the role of clinical dental advisors.
- Understand the GDC Standards for the Dental Team that relate to record keeping, obtaining valid consent, and communicating effectively with patients.
- Understand the role of the Clinical Dental Advisor in assessing clinical records and develop an appreciation of ‘professional judgement line’ with record keeping.