BEST PRACTICE (BP)

Learning Outcome

Patient autonomy

Code

BP11

Description

Trainees must involve patients in clinical decision making and ensure that all decisions regarding treatment are centred on the individual patient's requirements and their choices. They must accept that a patient may make a decision about their management that appears to contradict clinical advice. In case of language barriers, appropriate translation should be available.

Assessment

MSF, portfolio/logbook  and  end of year  2-3/4 review/COECSA exam

Target Year of Achievement

Year 2 with annual reviews

Related Learning Outcomes

BP1-BP30

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Study Guide