Introduction to Clinical Audit

Advanced Clinical Solutions Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Clinical Audit is a quality improvement process that seeks to improve patient care and outcomes through systematic review of care against explicit criteria and implementation of change.

Aspects of the structure, processes and outcomes of care are selected and systematically evaluated against explicit criteria. Where indicated changes are implemented at an individual, team or service level and further monitoring is used to confirm improvement in healthcare delivery

‘Principles for Best Practice in Clinical Audit 2002

Simply put ….improving the quality of patient care by looking at current practice and modifying where necessary ‘Working for patients 1989’

A full day Clinical Audit Workshop,by the end of this course learners will be Clinical Audit course covers everything you need to know about clinical audit in one day workshop! The course explains the clinical audit cycle and process, learners will leave with a deeper knowledge of clinical audit and will be able to develop and deliver their own clinical audit projects. The Clinical Audit Workshop looks at issues that audit professionals such as barriers to audit.

What this course covers

Background to Clinical Audit

Defining Clinical Audit

The Clinical Audit Cycle

  • Selecting an audit topic
  • -Identify best practices
  • -Agree criteria & standards
  • -Collect & Analyse data
  • -Implementing changes
  • -Re-audit & Report writing

Critique Clinical Audit Reports

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