In our experience, many medical device companies would not be able to respond positively to all six questions. That amounts to a big negative – and it needs to be addressed.
The HCS qualification programme is THE essential, recognised solution for those employed in the healthcare industry who work in clinical areas alongside medical professionals.
Our externally validated courses and qualifications address the fact that ALL personnel present in operating theatres have a legal duty of care to patients.
When all those in theatre can demonstrate the definitive competence that permits them to be there, it means that:
Developing and reviewing a comprehensive competence framework of occupational standards for the international healthcare sector is being driven within different countries by agendas for change, learning strategies and skills frameworks.
That is because it is widely accepted that theories of legal liability can generally be placed into two main categories:
The professional awards offered by HCS and accredited by internationally recognised education services provider EduQual form the recognised occupational perioperative standard which sets the competencies for the entire medical device industry.
It justifies and legitimises the product specialist’s role role and identifies that they are not in the clinical setting as a sales person but as an expert who is able to impart practical knowledge in a professional manner, sometimes under difficult circumstances and at critical times.
Thus, the emphasis is placed on the highest professional standards that are robust enough to withstand scrutiny, whether clinical, ethical or legal.