Consent in Medical Procedures – An update December 2019

It is generally accepted that every adult human being of sound mind has a right to determine what shall be done to his or her body. It is also a generally accepted legal principle that a doctor who performs an operation or procedure without the patient’s consent commits an assault. The question then is what is consent and when does one have the capacity to give such consent?

This one hour lecture discusses various recurring themes which arise in relation to cases dealing with consent in medical practice.

Topics covered:

  • Self-determination
  • Capacity
  • Consent & Informed Consent – How much information?
  • Points of Concern
  • Minors

Teaching method:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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