Writing Progress Notes - An Introduction - PDC20100




1 hour

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.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Online
Duration: 1 hour
  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.


Online Quiz

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.
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. Upon successful completion of the course students will be awarded 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.
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