Informed Consent

Course Details:

  • Category: Diversity, Ethics, and Cultural Competency; Ethics Series
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Target Audience: All Employees; Providers; Supervisors

Course Overview: Informed consent protects healthcare providers and is essential to the physician's ability to diagnose and treat patients. Informed consent authenticates. validates and legally binds the communication between a patient, the physician, healthcare workers, and the facility.

Training Includes:

  • Defining Informed Consent

Types of Informed Consent

  • Expressed
  • Implied

  • Three Components of Informed Consent
  • Requirements and Exceptions
  • Respecting Personal Beliefs
  • Capacity and Assessing Capacity