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Exploring the perceived medical ethics and law training needs of UK foundation doctors: MEL Training Needs for Foundation Doctors

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Exploring the perceived medical ethics and law training needs of UK foundation doctors : MEL Training Needs for Foundation Doctors. / Machin, Laura; Latcham, Natalie; Lavelle, Claire; Williams, Richard; Corfield, Lorraine.

In: Medical Teacher, Vol. 42, No. 1, 07.01.2020, p. 92-100.

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Machin, Laura ; Latcham, Natalie ; Lavelle, Claire ; Williams, Richard ; Corfield, Lorraine. / Exploring the perceived medical ethics and law training needs of UK foundation doctors : MEL Training Needs for Foundation Doctors. In: Medical Teacher. 2020 ; Vol. 42, No. 1. pp. 92-100.

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title = "Exploring the perceived medical ethics and law training needs of UK foundation doctors: MEL Training Needs for Foundation Doctors",
abstract = "Foundation doctors (FDs) encounter a wide range of ethical and legal issues during their first two years of work. Despite ethics being a key part of most modern undergraduate curricula, FDs can struggle with the issues they see. This study is based on results from an on-line survey answered by 479 UK FDs regarding their medical law and ethics learning needs, and their undergraduate training in this area. Over two-thirds stated they would wish to receive MEL training as an FD on self-discharge against medical advice (∼71%), sedating patients (∼70%), decision making in emergency medicine (∼67%), and withholding and withdrawing treatment (∼66%). Over half of all respondents want MEL training during their Foundation Programme on DNACPR orders (∼63%), dealing with patients with suicidal intent (∼59%), Mental Health Act (∼55%), Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (∼54%), and end of life care (∼53%). We therefore propose a minimum curriculum for ethics and law training for FDs based on these topics, as well as cases brought by the FDs themselves.",
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