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Flashcards in Competence, Consent, Confidentiality etc Deck (10):
1

Competence

Understand that info applies to them
Retain info long enough to make a choice
Understands benefits and risks
Understands alternatives

2

If under 16 and felt to have capacity, you can consent to procedures or can refuse consent. True or False?

True

3

If pt under 16 deemed to have capacity refuses consent to treatment, parents can still authorise consent and go ahead with treatment. True or false?

False
- if pt under 16 is deemed to have capacity and refuses consent, the parents CANNOT authorise treatment for the competent young person

4

If pt under 16 deemed to have capacity refuses consent to treatment that is in the best interest of the patient, what do you to?

Seek legal advice

5

When may you have to breech confidentiality?

If the health, safety or welfare of the patient or others wouldd be at grave risk without disclosure

6

Under age sex - if 12 and under and having sex

Children at this age group do not have the capacity to have sex

7

All 16+ year olds can consent to their own healthcare. True or false?

False
- patients shown to lack capacity will not be able to consent to their own health care at this age

8

If under 16 year olds have the capacity to understand and weigh up and make sound judgement decisions, they can consent without parental acceptance. - true or false?

True

9

If both parents are on the birth certificate (whether married or not), then parental responsibility lies with both parents. True or false?

True

10

If parents are divorced, both parents retain parental responsibility for the child. True or false?

True