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E-learning courses on patient education

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

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Learning platform e-learning courses:

1. Just register
2. A suitable course for every need
3. Start a course anytime and anywhere
4. Option of 24 CME points

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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).

Option of 24 CME points
Doctors easily earn up to 24 CME points online and thus secure almost 10% of the 250 CME points required over a 5-year period.

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 are responsible for providing patients with information have the same level of knowledge.

You can find more information in our current flyer: E-learning course 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.

 

Time to complete: approx. 45 minutes

 

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

 

 

Individual User:

You can purchase an individual user license from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the links below.


Single lesson license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user license

 

Advanced knowledge

Legal framework - Reason for the information

 

What is the legal background for patient education? Which fundamental and patient rights have to be respected? Which approaches to patient education exist? Why is intervention clarification particularly critical? With practice-oriented tips and recommendations and quiz questions for self-testing.

 

Time to complete: approx. 45 minutes

 

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

 

 

Individual User:

You can purchase an individual user license from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the links below.


Single lesson licencse      Entire advanced course license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user license   

 

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.

 

Time to complete: approx. 45 minutes

 

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

 

 

Individual User:

You can purchase an individual user license from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the links below.


Single lesson licencse      Entire advanced course license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user license   

 

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.

 

Time to complete: approx. 45 minutes

 

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

 

 

Individual User:

You can purchase an individual user license from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the links below.


Single lesson licencse      Entire advanced course license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user license   

 

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.

 

Time to complete: approx. 45 minutes

 

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

 

 

Individual User:

You can purchase an individual user license from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the links below.


Single lesson licencse      Entire advanced course license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user license   

 

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.

 

Time to complete: approx. 45 minutes

 

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

 

 

Individual User:

You can purchase an individual user license from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the links below.


Single lesson licencse      Entire advanced course license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user license   

 

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.

 

Time to complete: approx. 45 minutes

 

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

 

 

Individual User:

You can purchase an individual user license from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the links below.


Single lesson licencse      Entire advanced course license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user license   

 

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? Including court orders and practical tips and suggestions. Including quiz questions for self-testing.

 

Time to complete: approx. 45 minutes

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. med. J. Steffens, Prof. Dr. jur. K. Ulsenheimer

 

 

Individual User:

You can purchase an individual user license from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the links below.


Single lesson licencse      Entire advanced course license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user license   

 

Final course with certificate

 

You will be asked 10 questions for each lesson in the course "Advanced Knowledge for Patient Education." You have an unlimited number of attempts. As soon as you have answered the questions adequately, a certificate will be released for you to print out under your user name.

 

Advisor: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. F. Bootz, Prof. Dr. med. H.-P. Hümmer, Prof. Dr. med. J. Steffens, Dr. jur. A. Schwerdtfeger, Prof. Dr. jur. Dr. rer. pol. K. Ulsenheimer, Dr. jur. A. Wienke

 

 

Individual User:

You can purchase an individual user license from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the links below.


Single lesson licencse      Entire advanced course license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user license   

 

Advanced knowledge course series

 

The Advanced knowledge course series contains the following single courses: "Legal framework - Reason for the information", "Interlocutors - measures - time", "The briefing", "The risks", "The patient’s will", "Documentation and records", "Legal framework - Consequences of an incorrect explanation" and "Final course with certificate".

 

 

Individual User:

The individual user license for the advanced knowledge course (8 lessons) can be obtained from Georg Thieme Verlags KG at the link below.


Entire advanced course license

 

 

Multiple users for hospitals, clinics, and doctor's offices:

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.


Multiple-user lisence  
 

Specialist knowledge

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Have we piqued your interest?

As a clinic or practice, you can try out our e-learning courses for 4 weeks—free of charge and without obligation.

E-Learning course trial

 

You can purchase a license agreement for several users who change annually at the link below.

Multiple-user license 

FAQs e-learning courses patient education

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