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Consent Online Course

Consent Online Course


SKU: PBLE-028 Category:

Product Description

Consent Online Course

Learners undertaking our Consent Online Course will gain an understanding of the key principles of valid consent with adults who have a capacity. In addition, learners will also understand how and when should staff obtain consent, along with the different methods consent can be given and how they should behave if consent is refused.

The course will also cover the ‘Gillick Competence’ and how this principle is used when seeking consent from children and young people. It also covers the key principles of consent when the adult may not have the capacity to make decisions.

It includes examples of the different occasions when someone may or may not have capacity and also the fluid and fluctuating nature of capacity.

Furthermore, this course also covers the different actions that staff may need to take in seeking consent, including best interest decisions, emergency situations, advance decisions to refuse treatment and lasting powers of attorney.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the concept of ‘person who lacks capacity’
  • Describe how a person’s capacity to make decisions can vary and be different for different aspects of their life
  • Discuss the core principles of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) including the presumption of capacity
  • The different methods for helping and supporting individuals to make decisions and to participate in the decision-making process
  • How it is sometimes necessary to act in a person’s best interests when the person lacks capacity to consent to treatment and care
  • Act in a person’s best interests when the person is unable to consent to treatment and care because of a temporary loss of capacity such as in an emergency situation
  • How advance decisions to refuse treatment are used to convey the wishes of an individual
  • The definition of consent
  • When you should ask for consent
  • How consent can be given
  • The importance of effective communication when providing information about choices, risks, benefits, advantages and disadvantages etc.
  • The process to follow when consent is refused
  • Briefly describe the role of lasting power of attorney

Why choose Vogate online course?

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment
  • On completion, certificate can be printed
  • Resit as many times as possible free within 12 months
  • You choose the device; smart phone, tablet or PC
  • You choose how long you want to study for at each session
  • You choose which and how many of our e-learning courses you want to study
  • It is cost effective and it saves time
  • You can learn anywhere, 24/7/365
  • It makes tracking of your course progress easy
  • It is discreet

Other Information

This course and assessment is online based.

After completing your assessment, the results will be displayed immediately along with the option to print or request a print out of your certificate.

We understand that you may not be happy with your results, no worries! You can resit the test for free within 12 months (from date of purchase).

We understand that everyone may not have access to a PC at all times, hence, you can study while on the go using a smart phone, tablet or laptop. Only you can decide how long you want to study for each session.

All our online courses follow the same guidelines and principles, it is discreet, cost effective and saves time! In addition, you can learn anywhere, 24/7/365!

Does the online course expire?

Although our online courses have no expiry date. After the online course has been provided to the candidate, they will have 12 months to complete the course.