Refusals and Decision-Making Capacity – Who Can Say No?”

Thursday - 4:00 - 5:00pm
Rob Walker discusses the concept of Medical Decision Making Capacity, walks through the steps of a capacity assessment and uses case studies to examine refusal criteria and best practices for the lift assist, high risk refusals and third party calls. At the conclusion of this presentation, the learner will: State the difference between Competence and Capacity Identify steps to conduct a decisional capacity assessment Analyze high risk and difficult refusal situations and apply learned information in EMS field refusals
Robert Walker

Robert Walker
Emergency Health Services Federation