SMA Courses
 
Adjust font size :   fontsmall   fontbig
 
 

  

SMA CALENDAR

<January 2018>
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
25262728293031
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930311234
 
 

Medico-Legal Seminar on Mental Capacity Assessment - Caring for persons lacking mental capacity


14 Apr 2018

Course Code: 
Time:  9am - 5pm
Course Fees:  Complimentary for all doctors
Venue: 

Health Promotion Board (HPB)
Auditorium, Level 7
3 Second Hospital Ave, Singapore 168937

Target Audience: General Practitioners, Paediatricians, Psychiatrist and Neurologists

The Mental Capacity Act provides for all adult persons with capacity to appoint a person with Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) to make decisions on their behalf when they lose their capacity. At the same time the court may appoint a deputy for a person who is below 21 years of age and lacks capacity to make decisions on certain matters if the court considers it likely that the person will still lack capacity when he reaches the age of 21.

Registered medical practitioners are expected to perform mental capacity assessment to determine capacity or lack of and write a court approved format of medical report writing. This seminar will review the knowledge and discus the skills needed for doctors to fulfil their legal and professional ethical duties in caring for persons lacking capacity. Participants would have an opportunity to engage leading medical, legal and ethical experts and officials of the Office of Public Guardian and Family courts.

To deepen your understanding on Mental Capacity Assessment and the Act, you are encouraged to attempt the following Online Modules:

  1. LPA Certificate Issuer Online Training Module
  2. Assessment of Mental Capacity under the Mental Capacity Act
  3. Mental Capacity Assessment for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs) Module(OPG03)

 

A. PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (PWIDS)

9am

Registration

9.30am – 1.15pm

·Introduction and Overview of PWIDs

·Background of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs)

·Overview of Mental Capacity Assessment for Doctors

·Practical Demonstration of using the Mental Capacity Assessment Tool

B. PATIENTS LACKING CAPACITY (TEMPORARY/FLUCTUATING)

1.15pm

Registration

2pm – 5pm

·Introduction and Overview of Dementia

·Overview of Patients Lacking Capacity (Temporary/Fluctuating)

·Assessing Capacity in Patients with Dementia

·The Medical Reports – A Practical Exercise

 


 
Login as an SMA Member before registration to view your personal information and course details in your Account.
Not yet a member? Join us now.
 
I would like to register for :

 

PARTICULARS

Name* (as in NRIC/Passport/FIN) :
MCR No.* (for Student Members, please indicate matriculation number) :
Email* :
 

HOME ADDRESS

Handphone Number (SMS reminders will be sent to this number for selected events) :
 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Specialty 1 :
 

WORKING PLACE

Name of Clinic * :
Clinic Address line 1 :
Clinic Address line 2 :
Clinic Postal Code :
Clinic Phone :
Clinic Fax :
 

OTHER INFORMATION

SMA Member :
   I consent to the collection, usage and disclosure of my personal data provided for the purpose of this event as well as having my photograph and/or video to be taken by the SMA and its appointed agent for the purpose of publicity and report of the event.
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
* Fields are compulsory.