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Ethics and the Law course for Medical Doctors

Speciality Classification
Medical Doctors
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
NHS Health Education England

This session gives an overview of ethics and the law including ethical principles, competence and capacity as well as the legal framework for the treatment of young people over 16 years of age.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define the four ethical principles
  • Outline the five situations in which life-sustaining treatment can be withheld or withdrawn from children
  • Explain when a young person has the competence and capacity to consent
  • Describe when a young person can refuse treatment

This session gives an overview of ethics and the law including ethical principles, competence and capacity as well as the legal framework for the treatment of young people over 16 years of age.


PRM123
Instructors / Speakers
Laura Roe,
Paediatric Consultant

Laura Roe is a general paediatric consultant with a special interest in oncology and paediatric palliative care working at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

Delivery
Title
Ethics and the Law course for Medical Doctors
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Paediatric, Palliative care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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