Assessment of Mental Capacity - Webinar

2021wed24feb6:30 pmAssessment of Mental Capacity - Webinar

Event Details

This webinar will cover the legal and medical aspects of mental capacity assessments in general practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Review the legal aspects of mental capacity (capacity defined: an explanation of the different powers of attorney and how they apply; guardianship and administration; advanced care planning and end of life decisions).
  2. Identify the issues/ challenges for GPs when performing mental capacity assessments and tools/ strategies that a GP can utilise.

Two case studies will be discussed by the speaker panel.

Guest speakers include:

  • Katrina Pederson: Slater and Gordon Lawyers
  • Dr Jon Harper: Senior Clinical Editor – Sunshine Coast HealthPathways, CQWBSC PHN
  • Dr Quentes Devries: Geriatrician, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
  • Jodi Wolthers: CEO, Parent to Parent Assn Qld.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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(Wednesday) 6:30 pm