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Consent and Ethics form the basis of modern medical practice and it is imperative that all practitioners are aware of these topics in detail. This module covers how consent issues differ due to patient factors whilst referencing GMC guidance and case law to provide further information.RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this module. Find out if you’re eligible to join or transfer. 6 PG Cert Credits0.0 CPD Points: TBCThis module will cover:Principles of patient autonomyAssessment of capacityInformed consentConsent and MinorsPatients who lack capacityPatients detained under the Mental Health ActJehovah’s WitnessesEuthanasiaAfter completing this Consent and Ethics module, you will be able to:Explain the principle of patient autonomy and know when exceptions occurList the four elements which require evaluation when assessing a patient’s capacityDifferentiate which types of consent are appropriate for a range of interventionsDescribe the differences of the rights of minors compared to adults when receiving medical treatmentOutline the process that should be followed for decision making when a patient lacks capacity