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Palliative Medicine Round - The Uneasy Gatekeeper: Capacity Assessment in MAiD

Date(s):
Dec 12 2017 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Type:
Round
Main Venue: RJH - PCC S169 (Lecture Theatre), Victoria, VIHA South Island
VGH - S208 (Admin. Conference Room), Victoria
SPH 1350 - Clinical Lecture Room , Saanichton
NRGH 1203, Nanaimo
CDH Lecture Room, Duncan
TGH Multipurpose Room, Tofino
CVNC Valley Room, Courtenay
_VIHA VR EOL, Victoria
CR Campus, Mtg rm 6, Campbell River
CVH Mtg rm 6, Courtenay
Organizer:Palliative Medicine
Sponsors:Palliative Medicine
Speaker:Dr. Justine Dembo MD FRCPC
Speaker Information:
Objectives:1. To understand consent and capacity as they apply to MAiD requests. 2. To become familiar with relevant capacity assessment tools and with the essential components of those tools. 3. To understand the nuances of capacity assessment for MAiD requests where there is comorbid mental illness or cognitive impairment. 4. To explore other types of challenges or problem areas in MAiD assessments. 5. To enhance confidence in documenting MAiD capacity assessments.
Description:
Accreditation:MainPRO+ & MainCERT
Audiences:Oncologists, Palliative Care Interest Group, Palliative Medicine
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