Evaluation of Decisional Capacity by Kurt Ackerman, MD, PhD_June 17, 2021
Participants will understand the sliding scale of capacity evaluations based on risks and benefits of decisions.
Participants will develop skills for evaluation of capacity based on the four elements of decisional capacity.
Participants will understand the approach to care for patients who lack decisional capacity in emergent, and non-emergent situations.
Participants will understand the roles of guardians, POAs, and surrogate decision makers for decisions when a patient lacks capacity.
Kurt David Ackerman, MD, PhD
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
- 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance