Learn all you need to know about patient consent on this accredited course.
Every medic should be having honest discussions with their patients about risks since the landmark Montgomery v Lanarkshire (2015) case changed the law.
The comprehensive one-day course covers:
an overview of your obligations
practical tips on how to apply the legal principals to day to day practice
best practice from case studies and shared experiences
the legal requirements that underpin complex cases
This course is suitable for all healthcare professionals and lawyers with an interest in medical law.
Through role play sessions with the country’s top medico-legal experts you will practise effective shared decision-making and take part in informed consent conversations, which we will video.
You can also take part in an interactive session using case studies to discuss the legal test and to determine whether consent is obtained correctly.
During the summary, you’ll have the chance to put your questions directly to our experts.
The legal obligations and common misunderstandings about consent Paul Sankey, Clinical Negligence Solicitor, Enable Law
Decision making and mental capacity Emergency/urgent treatment and unanticipated lack of capacity Stacey Bryant, Legal Director, Enable Law
Best practice, case studies and shared experiences of the consent process, from medical professionals covering a range of specialities
The patient’s perspective Nadine Montgomery via video
Learning points from consent cases that have succeeded in Court since Montgomery Lauren Sutherland QC
Role play: practise effective shared decision making and informed consent conversations. This will involve ‘patients’ (actors/volunteers) with different surgical/medical problems and characteristics/behaviours
Interactive session on understanding the consent process and determining whether consent has been properly obtained. You’ll reflect on and discuss specific case studies
Panel discussion – reflections and summary – put your questions to the experts