Test yourself level 1 (Basic)

1. Please identify which statement defines clinical audit

  •  Audit is about looking at what you are doing with a view to arriving at acceptable guidelines and not evaluating the outcome
  •  Audit is a way of measuring the quality of health care provided by a service.
  •  Audit is only concerned primarily with fault or discrepancy findings.

2. Is there a distinction between a criterion and standard?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Does not matter

3. Which three statements sum up the benefits of an audit?

  • Conveys change
  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Increases frustration in general practice
  • Identify areas of risk

4. Please indicate which statements are driving forces for change?

  • To improve patient care
  • Not to improve patient care
  • National policy
  • Patient pressure

5. Is ethical approval necessary for conducting clinical audit?

  • No
  • Yes

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