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130405 - Medical treatment planning and decision act - implications for GPs

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An education event recorded for online viewing, to provide an update for GP’s on the legality and applicability of a patients Advance Care Directive and identifying the medical treatment decision making options and actions available when a patient doesn't have capacity to consent to treatment.

Relevance to General Practice

On 12 March 2018 the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 commenced. This act has given statutory recognition to advance care directives and simplified and contemporised laws relating to medical treatment decision making for people without decision making capacity. GPS need to be aware of the changes included into the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions act, and to incorporate the requirements into their practice.

Learning outcomes
  • Describe the role of the Advance Care Directive (ACD)
  • Outline the decisions that an appointed Medical Treatment Decision Maker can and cannot make.
  • Describe a systematic approach for evaluation of the legality and applicability of an ACD
  • Delivery
    Title
    130405 - Medical treatment planning and decision act - implications for GPs
    Location
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    22-Jun-2018
    End Date
    31-Dec-2019
    CPD
    1 hour
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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