Consent is at the heart of all interactions with patients/clients requiring healthcare. The delivery of healthcare is complex requiring many Healthcare professionals to interact & engage with the patient. The process of obtaining consent is not as straightforward as it might seem given recent judicial decisions (Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board 2015) & (Amendments to the Mental Capacity Act 2005).
This one-day course equips you to fully understand your role in the consenting process and matters that you need to take into consideration in order for the consent to be valid.
The course is of interest to all Healthcare Professionals, Healthcare Support Workers and any other providers of healthcare.
Brief introduction of the English Legal system
When is consent necessary
How much information must the patient be given
Assessment of competency
Treatment that can be given in patients best interests
The whole day is supported with case studies and delegate participation
At the end of this session you will