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Patient Group Directions e-Learning

Patient Group Directions e-Learning

An e-learning module covering the development and use of patient group directions by nursing and medical staff; covering the principles of PGDs, the PGD development process, using PGDs, supervising PGDs, and PGD documentation.

The Patient Group Directions e-Learning module ensures staff know what PGDs are and why they are needed. Those undertaking the module will learn who can use PGDs and how they are managed. Relevant legislation and best practice will also be illustrated.

  • Introduction
  • Principles of a PGD
  • Using a PGD
  • Supervising a PGD
  • Assessment
  • Summary

The content is relevant to those working in hospital and community care environments.

The package incorporates user assessment and certification which has been designed to be used as an integral part of the PGD education and supervision process.