Capacity and Difficult Consent

This micro skills course describes clinical micro skills courses involving patients with complex medical and ethical problems relating to consent, which clinicians will find challenging.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Identify patients who may need deprivation of liberty safeguards
  3. Recognise when to involve mental health or more experienced personnel
  4. Identify how to minimise the risk of deprivation of liberty occurring
  5. Recognise legal frameworks when faced with challenging decisions about patient management

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.