October 12 @ 9.30am to 12.30pm SA / 10.00am to 1.00pm AEST / 8.30am to 11.30am NT / 9.00am to 11.00am QLD / 7.00am to 11.00am AWST

AUDIENCE: Nurses, Allied Health, Care Workers and Assistants in Nursing
PRESENTER: Donny Raets from Preventing Harm Initiative


What happens if your care is questioned? Can your progress notes provide evidence of your duty of care? Or is it absent, irrelevant or incomplete?

This interactive workshop will introduce you to defensible documentation and give you the skills to ensure your documentation always protects you.


Workshop includes

  • Legal requirements of progress note documentation
  • Right language and words to communicate factual information respectfully
  • Tips for simplifying documentation and ensuring it’s relevant and reader friendly
  • Duty of care – What it means and how to evidence it
  • The recommended format for documenting care and support, risks, incidents, complaints and informed risk taking
  • The 2 ‘C’s of consent to defensibly document choice
  • Practice writing defensible notes

Take away practical strategies to

  • Improve and simplify your documentation
  • Professionally document with confident
  • Achieve the best outcomes for consumers, your organisation and yourself

To register online, please click the Eventbrite link below (charges apply) or download the PDF document, and email to enquiry@acia.asn.au.