Clinical Communication and Documentation

Professional Courses


All Specialties

Members $95
Non-members $190
Lunch and refreshments provided

Good communication is recognised as essential to quality and patient safety and is well-evidenced as decreasing communication related errors. This workshop explores the importance of the legal and ethical frameworks around communication and documentation that govern nursing and midwifery practice.

This workshop covers:

  • Understanding your obligations with professional standards in regards to documentation;
  • The patient’s records and what is documentation to provide a full story;
  • Unpack clinical handover and the exchange of information and what the responsibilities and accountabilities are for nurses and midwives;
  • ISBAR – learn how it helps with providing comprehensive health communication;
  • Report writing – learn how to keep it simple but tell the whole story.
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