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Virtual: Psychiatry and Family Medicine Grand Rounds
Start Date: 3/18/2022Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 3/18/2022End Time: 9:00 AM
Event Description

(Don’t) Call the Psychiatrist: Assessment of Medical Decision-Making Capacity in Primary Care

Presented By
Maria Lapchenko, DO, forensic psychiatrist, Reading Hospital Outpatient Behavioral Health Services; assistant professor

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the ethical principles of clinical practice, including autonomy and how it pertains to capacity assessment
  • Outline the criteria used to assess decisional capacity.
  • Explain the process of obtaining consent from special populations (children, older patients with dementia, patients with intellectual/developmental disabilities, etc.)
  • Summarize several types of Advanced Directives and how they relate to informed consent and capacity assessment.

Accredidation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicans.

Accredidation Statement
Drexel University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The course director and members of the planning committee do not have any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests to disclose regarding today's presentation.

Faculty and all others who have ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by Tower Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

Contact Information:
Name: Udema Millsaps
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