December 2021
On Demand: Consent and capacity
Speaker(s): Eric Easson
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Consent and capacity

This webinar covers the principles of consent and what is meant by ‘mental capacity’, appreciating the importance of explaining ‘material risks’ and revising legislation for minors and those who lack capacity.

Learning outcomes

  • Get an understanding of the principles of consent and capacity
  • Be aware of a number of factors before making decisions on behalf of minors and adults lacking capacity.

Speaker: Eric Easson

Eric qualified in 2001 at Manchester University, gained the Dip.MFGDP in 2006 and a Masters in Medical Law (LLM) with merit in 2015. He worked as a Clinical Teaching Fellow at Manchester University from 2004 - 2020 and has worked in general practice since qualification. Eric joined the DDU in 2014 and works part-time as a dento-legal adviser. He  with the DDU is a current member of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal medicine (MFFLM), Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDS) and College of General Dentistry (MCGDent).  
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This continuing professional development (CPD) activity fully complies with the CPD requirements of the General Dental Council. FMC certifies this activity for one hour of enhanced CPD in the subject of Consent and capacity.

This CPD meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcome A & D.

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