Clinical Governance

Clinical Audit: What is an Audit?

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course provides learners with in-depth knowledge on the importance of clinical audits and how to construct simple audits in practice.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. 

If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.


This course aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the importance of clinical audits.


Learners will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of a clinical audit
  • Understand the concept of reflective learning
  • Construct a simple audit
  • Understand what a clinical audit is

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • The basic history of clinical audits
  • How to construct and complete a simple audit
  • The concept of reflective learning
  • Importance of clinical auditing