Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Legal Aspects of Medicine
Slide content:Informed Consent Process - 1 Physician or other health care professional explains: Risks and benefits Other options, including no treatment Opportunity to ask questions and get satisfactory, understandable answers 10
Slide notes:Meaningful informed consent can be given only if the patient is fully informed about the risks and benefits of the proposed treatment, as well as the risks and benefits of other options. The patient must have the opportunity to ask questions and receive understandable answers. 10