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Ensuring informed consent for women with disabilities in maternity care

$35.00 Incl GST

Description

This one hour webinar addresses the challenges healthcare providers encounter in ensuring women with disabilities can give informed consent within maternity care.  It provides strategies for ensuring informed consent is obtained either from the woman herself, or in some situations, from a guardian.

Learning Outcomes:

Topics include:

  • Definitions of informed consent and their application to maternity care
  • Apply the concepts of informed consent in maternity services in situations where a woman has a disability
  • Strategies to ensure consent is informed where disabilities may affect the woman’s understanding of information
  • Understand the process when consent is required by a guardian for the woman.

Who is this for?

Registered and student midwives who would like to improve their clinical skills around informed consent for women with disabilities.

Webinar date:       3rd August 4pm

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