Learning Objectives:
1. Determine the need to evaluate your patients capacities
2. List the ten key tenets of capacity assessment principles and practices
3. Evaluate a patient following the specified process
4. Identify different capacities and situations
5. Assess when to conduct an evaluation yourself and when to refer
6. Describe the process of working with courts in guardianship proceedings

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Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of (4) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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