About the course
This course is aimed at medical, nursing and other healthcare professionals who frequently encounter issues around decision-making capacity whilst caring for their patients. Supported by the latest research in the field, and taught by legal and psychiatric experts on capacity, the course will teach advanced skills relating to how to approach, manage and record complex capacity assessments.
This course is in partnership with Mental Health and Justice.
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What you will learn from taking this course:
- Identify factors associated with complexity in capacity assessment
- Evaluate complex capacity assessments using Mental Capacity Act criteria
- Discuss strategies which may be employed to resolve complex capacity cases
- Record satisfactory capacity assessments in complex case
Allied health professional, Clinical support worker, Consultant – non-psychiatry any, Consultant – psychiatry, Nurse associate, RGN, RMN, Social worker, ST4-7 – non-psychiatry any, ST4-7 – psychiatry
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