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Aims and ObjectivesUnderstand the role of Approved Clinician and how it differs from that of a Section 12 Doctor.Have an improved understanding of commonly used compulsory orders.Have a basic understanding of the use of compulsory orders in specialised areas.Understand the appeals/hearings process including the provision of reports and verbal evidence.Have an up to date understanding of current relevant case law.Have an improved understanding of the interface between the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and relevant legislation.Understand the Approved Clinician approvals process and the requirements for maintaining approval.Have an enhanced awareness of the impact of compulsory orders on service users and carers.Have an enhanced appreciation of the balance between risk and liberty.