Approaching complex capacity assessments – June 2021- digital course

General hospital

Course information

Upcoming Date: 22/06/2021
Upcoming Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Length: 1 Day
Cost: £249.00
Equivalent to 6 CPD hours

About the course

decision-making capacity

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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Learning Objectives

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

Course Information

Target audience

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

Length & Time
This course will be taking place digitally.
1 Day

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