Assess a patient’s capacity to make decisions.

Assess a patient’s capacity to make a particular decision in accordance with legal requirements and the GMC’s guidance.

Scottish Doctor 3:

3.9 Learning outcomes for attitudes, ethical understanding and legal responsibilities (SD3)

http://www.scottishdoctor.org/node3.asp?id=0900000000

 

Foundation Programme:

2 Relationship and communication with patients (UK FP 2012)

2.5 Consent

 

Good Medical Practice:

Domain 1 Knowledge, skills and performance (GMP)

http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/good_medical_practice/knowledge_skills_performance.asp