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E-learning courses for patient information

E-learning courses provide extensive knowledge around patient information, which can be acquired in stages. It doesn’t get any safer than that. 

1. Just register
2. A suitable course for every need
3. Start a course anytime and anywhere

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Benefits of e-learning courses for patient information

Enhance your knowledge
Whether you are a student or a medical specialist, we provide the suitable knowledge on patient information for every need and goal

Up-to-date learning content 
Court decisions and practical recommendations for action expand the theoretical contents. A quiz at the end of the course tests the level of knowledge.

Available at any time
With the option of taking the courses regardless of place and time, nothing stands in the way of your professional and personal training.

Medically and legally verified
The courses are developed together with medical specialists and lawyers and follow the specifications of Patientenrechtegesetz (German Law on Patient Rights).

The right course package for every need

Thieme Compliance provides the suitable courses for your personal and professional training. Your personal user experience increases the understanding of the information and reduces your liability risk. A hospital-wide usage ensures that all physicians who inform patients have the same level of knowledge.

You can find all important details at one glance on the current e-learning course flyer. View the flyer.

Basic knowledge

Introductory course

 

The introductory course provides you with basic information before your first patient-doctor discussions. It is not a prerequisite for processing  the Advanced knowledge course series.

 

Processing time: approx. 30 minutes

 

Adviser: Prof. Dr. med. J. Steffens, Dr. jur. A. Schwerdtfeger, Dr. jur. K. Thumer, Prof. Dr. jur. K. Ulsenheimer, Dr. jur. A. Wienke

 

 

Hospitals/practices:


Request for complete package

 

 

Advanced knowledge

Legal framework - Reason for the information

 

Why do you need to inform the patient? Why does the patient have a right to information? Which types of information exist? What does the current jurisdiction state? Including court orders and practical tips and suggestions. Including quiz questions for self-testing.

 

Processing time: approx. 30 minutes

 

Adviser: Prof. Dr. med. H. P. Hümmer, Prof. Dr. jur. K. Ulsenheimer

 

 

Hospitals/practices: 


Request for complete package   

 

 

Interlocutors - measures - time

 

Who may inform the patient? Must the patient always be informed? What do the medical measures include? When is the patient information in due time? When must the patient information be repeated? Including court orders and practical tips and suggestions. Including quiz questions for self-testing.

 

Processing time: approx. 30 minutes

 

Adviser: Prof. Dr. med. F. Bootz, Dr. jur. A. Schwerdtfeger

 

 

Hospitals/practices: 


Request for complete package   

 

 

The briefing

 

What should generally be considered in a patient-doctor discussion? What does Patientenrechtegesetz (German Law on Patient Rights) state about the content of the patient-doctor discussion? What does this mean for your daily patient-doctor discussions? Are there any other topics? Including court orders and practical tips and suggestions. Including quiz questions for self-testing.

 

Processing time: approx. 30 minutes

 

Adviser: Prof. Dr. med. F. Bootz, Dr. jur. A. Wienke

 

 

Hospitals/practices: 


Request for complete package    

 

 

The risks

 

General risks, surgery-specific risks - which ones must be mentioned? What are the individual risks? Why is the patient’s medical history important? What are the most frequent errors in surgery information? Including court orders and practical tips and suggestions. Including quiz questions for self-testing.

 

Processing time: approx. 30 minutes

 

Adviser: Prof. Dr. med. J. Steffens, Dr. jur. A. Wienke

 

 

Hospitals/practices: 


Request for complete package    

 

 

 

The patient’s will

 

What is the prerequisite for the patient’s consent? Is there an expiry date for the consent? Is the patient allowed to refuse a procedure? Is the patient allowed to refuse the information? What consequences does this have for you? When is a hypothetical consent given? How do you determine the presumed will? Including court orders and practical tips and suggestions. Including quiz questions for self-testing.

 

Processing time: approx. 30 minutes

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. med. F. Bootz, Dr. jur. A. Wienke

 

 

Hospitals/practices: 


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Documentation and records

 

Which records are permitted for a patient-doctor discussion? What does the jurisdiction state about the informed consent form? Why, how and when is it best to record a patient-doctor discussion? When is a witness necessary? Including court orders and practical tips and suggestions. Including quiz questions for self-testing.

 

Processing time: approx. 30 minutes

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. med. H. P. Hümmer, Dr. jur. A. Schwerdtfeger

 

 

Hospitals/practices: 


Request for complete package    

 

 

 

Advanced knowledge course series

 

The Advanced knowledge course series currently contains the following single courses: "Legal framework - Reason for the information", "Interlocutors - measures - time", "The briefing", "The risks", "The patient’s will"  and "Documentation and records".

 

The single courses "Legal framework - Consequences of an incorrect explanation" as well as the "Final course" will be activated for you as soon as they are available.

 

 

Hospitals/practices: 


Request for complete package   

 

 

The following courses are currently being prepared

Legal framework - Consequences of incorrect patient information

Who has the burden of proof in case of a treatment mistake? Who has it in case of an information complaint? What evidence comes into question for proof? What does a free judicial assessment of evidence mean? When is the physician providing the information liable? When is the treating physician liable? When does the statute of limitations come into effect?

 

Final course with certificate

Questions on the entire advanced course series.

 

 

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Specialist knowledge

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