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PDC20100 - Writing Progress Notes - An Introduction

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course provides an introduction to the importance of accurate documentation in the health setting.  Good documentation supports the healthcare processes of care through the progress notes, provides a clear channel of communication and ultimately provides legal proof of the duty of care and professional accountability.  This course highlights the importance of documentation to facilitate the safe care and treatment of a client.

The fee for this short course will be $25.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

1 hour

Career Opportunities

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course provides an introduction to the importance of accurate documentation in the health setting.  Good documentation supports the healthcare processes of care through the progress notes, provides a clear channel of communication and ultimately provides legal proof of the duty of care and professional accountability.  This course highlights the importance of documentation to facilitate the safe care and treatment of a client.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the importance of accurate and careful documentation
  2. Identify the key essential elements of good communication through documentation
  3. Define the standards for progress notes.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au