When consent becomes difficult - a masterclass for doctors

Taking place on Thursday, 12 October 2023 between 9.30am and 12.30pm, this interactive course is suitable for all doctors and physician assistants

This virtual workshop focuses on the areas where MDDUS commonly receives advice requests from doctors in relation to the consent process.

It examines the following situations; forms of consent; responsibility and delegation of consent; when consent is withheld; mental capacity and consent; consent in children and young persons; consent and legally valid proxy and advance decisions and consent in emergency situations.

The workshop will be delivered by MDDUS medico-legal adviser Dr Myooran Nathan, and risk adviser Alan Frame. The format will include directed tutorial, case studies and break out activity. It is suitable for all doctors and physician assistants.

Application has been made to the Federation of the Royal College of Physicians for 3 CPD credits.

Course Fee: 

MDDUS Member: £85
Non-MDDUS Member: £120
Primary Care Direct delegate: £110

**To book your place, please click here.


To take part in this workshop:

  • You must be able to access and join a Zoom meeting from whatever device you choose to use.
  • Participants require a PC or laptop which has either a webcam and microphone integrated (or attached). Alternatively delegates can use a tablet/phone (although some functionality may be unavailable and you may not be able to see all delegates).
  • Participants must be willing to share their names and webcam with other participants whilst attending the workshop. 
  • The Training & CPD team at MDDUS will email you joining instructions to attend the course of your choice a few days before the event. 

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