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September 18, 2019 to September 19, 2019
Location: Winsport, 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary

Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity Workshop

SAVE THE DATE: September 19th, 2019

LOCATION: Winsport, 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary

There are complex and predictable clinical, ethical and legal implications when assessing decision-making capacity. This session will help the primary care provider navigate the process related to the Alberta Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship, Personal Directives and Enduring Power of Attorney Acts.

This interactive workshop is designed for physicians and will include small group work and presentations. Upon completion of a pre- and post-course questionnaire, Family Physicians will be eligible to claim Mainpro+ Group Learning credits. Specialists will be able to claim MOC Section 1 credits.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: At the end of this workshop, learners will be equipped to:
  • acquire knowledge of the guiding principles in assessment of capacity
  • appraise a Capacity Assessment process
  • explore an interdisciplinary approach to Capacity Assessment
  • review Capacity Assessment worksheets used in this process
  • apply the above information in assessment of capacity through case examples
SPACE IS LIMITED – preference will be given to participants already registered in the Geriatrics Update Course.
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