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Capacity and Consent course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Healthy Child, elfh, NHS

This session explores the UK legal framework for assessing competence in young people, with particular regard to consent to treatment. Case studies are used to explore the appropriate action to take.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the UK legal framework in the UK for assessing competence in young people
  • Recognise the law with regard to consent to treatment
  • Identify the action to take when consent cannot be obtained because the young person refuses the treatment
  • Identify the action to take when consent cannot be obtained because the young person is not considered competent

Although the principles discussed are widely used in the context of sexual healthcare, they apply to all aspects of healthcare for young people.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should complete the following AH session:

  • 03_001 The Legal Framework for Working with Young People (401-0010)
Instructors / Speakers
Victor Larcher,
Consultant in Paediatrics and Clinical Ethics

Consultant in general paediatrics and ethics at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust.

Delivery
Title
Capacity and Consent course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Children and young peoples health
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3_04c_11
Access Duration (in months)
12
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