Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Open Disclosure


This workshop aims to enhance doctors’ knowledge and awareness of the issues relevant to communicating with patients and families when an adverse event has occurred in healthcare.

The course will use case scenarios and role play on delivering the principles of open disclosure.

Upcoming course dates

  • Wednesday, 28 November 2017 (9.30am - 5pm)
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Learning objectives

  • The HSE open disclosure project and its significance
  • Understanding open disclosure (OD) and its implications
  • Best practice guidance on how to implement the principles of open disclosure
Who is this course suitable for? SHOs in all surgical specialties, emergency medicine doctors
Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.
CPD points 7.5
Location RCSI, 5th floor, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
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