Legal Issues Relating to Consent
in Medical and Palliative Care
I Do, I Do, I Do – Issues Related to Consent. This seminar, involving group work,
case-studies and recent legal theory, looks at a number of aspects of consent to
who can give it?
when it should be obtained?
how it should be documented?
what can be consented to?
canthe court can override a patient's consent (or lack of it)?
what can go wrong when consent isn’t (or even when it is) obtained?
what is advance care planning?
Catherine Elphick, Senior Associate, DLA Phillips Fox Lawyers
Will Hallahan, Executive Officer, Palliative Care WA Inc.
DATE: Thursday 10 December 2009
TIME: 09.30 – 13.30
VENUE: Wembley Community Centre, Dining Room
40 Alexander Street Wembley
COST: $35 inc GST
RSVP: Cancer Council Professional Development Centre
9382 9300 or Pdadministration@cancerwa.asn.au
Please complete the attached enrolment form
Morning tea is included.
This workshop has been endorsed by APEC number 060816307 on behalf of the Royal
College of Nursing Australia.
3 Continuing Nurse related to consent-
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