By the end of this module, ED care providers will be able to:
- Identify the four dimensions of decision-making capacity within a health care context
- Recognize the complexity of assessing and considering decision-making capacity among older adult patients who may be experiencing mistreatment
Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.
In support of improving patient care, this activity is planned and implemented by Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science and Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Continuing Education Credits
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 0.5 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.