Does My Patient Know What They’re Doing?

April 14th, 2019

In this episode of the Ten Minute Medic, we take a look at the ability of your patient to make competent decisions.  At the end of this podcast, the student will

1.  Understand the difference between competency and capacity

2.  Understand the legal ramifications of failing to recognize competency

3.  Understand the ASSET method of assessing competency.

In the podcast, I reference an article entitled, "EMS, Capacity and Competence".  That full article can be found at this link:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK470178/

 

 
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