About the Course

This course is part of the Medics.Academy mandatory training bundle. It provides training for all staff - both clinical and non-clinical - in the appropriate use of chaperones, how to perform the role and issues to consider.

About the Organisation

Medics Academy

We empower health professionals across the globe through innovative education and continued professional development.We are driving a digital transformation of professional healthcare training and development and aim to make it accessible to those across the globe and most in need. We believe this platform can improve care and save lives.Our team of doctors, engineers, artists and film-makers are creating an engaging platform to deliver the highest quality education available in the industry.

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • 1.0 Introduction

    • 2.0 Types of Chaperones

    • 3.0 Why a chaperone is needed

    • 4.0 Guidelines

    • 4.1 Patients' rights

    • 5.0 Who can act as a chaperone

    • 6.0 Confidentiality

    • 7.0 Summary

    • 8.0 Intimate examinations

    • 9.0 Confidentiality and dignity

    • 10.0 Specific groups - Learning difficulties and mental health

    • 10.1 Specific groups - Religious and cultural beliefs

    • 10.2 Specific groups - Minors

    • 11.0 Record keeping

    • 12.0 Next steps