Decision Making Ability, Capacity and Competency: What They Are and How to Assess Them in Persons Living with Dementia

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Feb 27, 2022 - 9:11pm CST

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This presentation (50:26 minutes) given by Jason Karlawish discusses what matters when it comes to decisional making capacity in older adults. By the end of this presentation, learners should be able to: (1) define what is decision making ability capacity and competency; (2) have a working knowledge in how to assess each; and (3) have a working knowledge in how to incorporate the techniques of assessment into everyday practice.

Jason Karlawish
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