Consent to Health Care in British Columbia: A Course for Health Care Providers

This training course is designed for health care providers who participate in the process of seeking and obtaining consent to health care from adults.

Upon completing this course, learners should:

  • Have an in-depth understanding of the process to seek and obtain consent to health care

  • Appreciate the reasons for the laws governing consent to health care

  • Know how to seek consent to health care from adults or their temporary substitute decision makers

  • Understand and apply the principles of capability

  • Understand how to determine incapability

  • Know how to comply with British Columbia‚Äôs legal framework for seeking consent to health care


Health care providers who deliver health care to adults, including prescribed health care providers authorized to conduct incapability assessments for giving or refusing consent to health care.

Health care organization administrators and managers overseeing the process of seeking and obtaining consent to health care from adults.

Staff from organizations, such as the Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Providence Health, Vancouver Island Health Authority, Fraser Health Authority, Interior Health Authority, Northern Health Authority and Provincial Health Services Authority.

2 hours
7571

Contact Info

Jackson Flagg

Jackson.Flagg@gov.bc.ca

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