After undertaking the complete version of this self-learning Continuing Professional Education exercise, the occupational health professional should:
1 Have accepted the importance of audit as a tool to achieve quality in occupational health and medicine, while understanding its limitations.
2 Understand the definitions and taxonomy of audit as relevant to occupational medicine,
3 Be able to choose suitable topics for audit,
4 Be able to undertake specific audits and implement change.
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Agius R M. Peer review audit in Occupational Medicine. J Soc Occup Med 1990; 40: 87-88.
Agius RM, Lee RJ, Murdoch RM, Symington IS, Riddle HFV, Seaton A. Occupational Physicians and their work: prospects for audit, Occupational Medicine,1993, 43: pages 159-163.
Agius RM, Lee RJ, Symington IS, Riddle HFV, Seaton A. An Audit of occupational medicine consultation records. Occup Med 1994; 44: 151-67.
Seaton, A, Agius, R, McCloy, E, and
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Agius, R M. Occupational Asthma and Rhinitis, Health Surveillance and Secondary Prevention, Occupational Health Review 1995, No 55, pp 28-31.
Agius, R M, Seaton A, Lee RJ. Audit of Sickness Absence and Fitness for Work Referrals, Occupational Medicine 1995, 45:125-30.
Agius R. Auditing occupational health services. J Finn Occup Phys; 1998, 16: 28-30.
Agius R M, Lee R, Fletcher G M, Uttley J. Quantitative methods in evaluation – the medical audit. In Westerholm P, Menckel E (eds) Evaluation in Occupational Health. Butterworth-Heinemann. London. 1999, pp 53-66.
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Agius, R.M. Auditing Occupational Medicine. Occupational Medicine 1999, 49: 261-264
Agius, R, and Seaton, A. Practical Occupational Medicine, 2nd edition. London, Hodder Arnold, 2006, 284-289.
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