Speech Language Pathologists Role in Determining Consent and Capacity (2012)

Presenter: 
Alexandra Carling-Rowland, Ph.D.; Sandra Black; and Aura Kagan, Ph.D.
Category: 
Speech-Language Pathology
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CEE Credits: 
0.75
CEE Eligible: 
Yes
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Presented by Alexandra Carling-Rowland, Ph.D., CASLPO, Toronto, ON; Sandra Black, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences, Toronto, ON; Aura Kagan, Ph.D., Aphasia Institute, Toronto, ON

The legal rights of people living with communication barriers to make healthcare decisions are in jeopardy because of the inaccessibility of the consent and capacity process. Speech Language Pathologists can advocate for, support and in some cases evaluate capacity, but they need the tools and legal knowledge so to do.

This session is rated "Intermediate" which assumes general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.

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