Decision-Making Capacity Assessment Workshop Level 2

March 15, 2023

There are complex and predictable clinical, ethical and legal implications when assessing decision-making capacity. These workshops will help the primary care provider navigate the process related to the Alberta Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship, Personal Directives and Enduring Power of Attorney Acts. These interactive workshops are designed for physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses and other healthcare providers and will include small group work and presentations.

Learning Objectives

The participant will as a result of the DMCA level 2 workshop be able to:

  • Explain the capacity assessment process, capacity assessment worksheets, forms and schedules used in the process of DMCA.
  • Indicate the significance, timing and key elements of capacity interview while performing a DMCA.
  • Apply the above information in assessment of capacity through case examples.
  • Perform interviews for DMCA using role play.

Location: online

For more information and to register, please visit the event website.

CME accreditation:
This 3-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 9 Mainpro+® credits.
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 3 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

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