Core Endoscopy: Consent for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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Royal College of Physicians

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Why should I take this course?

This micro-skills course provided by the Royal College of Physicians explores the issues surrounding informed consent, capacity and the duty of care the endoscopist has in ensuring the standards for informed consent are properly applied. It provides a suggested structure for obtaining consent and gives examples from clinical practice to test the application of these principles.

Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?

Our courses have been developed and are delivered by Talisium's global network of content providers including universities and various professional bodies whose work underpins CPD for healthcare professionals.
Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
Unless otherwise stated, certificates issued through Talisium are not qualifications of any formal assessment.

Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

Validate your learning

Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities. 

This course is ideal for

All health professionals.

Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Describe the legal definition of informed consent

Describe the features of mental capacity

Describe how the Mental Capacity Act and Mental Health Act relate to endoscopic practice

Evaluate ethical and consent issues related to specific case histories e.g. Jehovah’s Witnesses, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube insertion, withdrawal of consent