March 14, 2017
March 14, 2017
5:45 - 6:15pm - District Meeting
6:15-8:15 pm - CE (2 CEUs)
Miller Inn - 3931 West State St. Milwaukee
CE Course Limited to 40 participants
Free for members; Non-members - $20
Informed Consent/Refusal in Practice is a short course that will address the importance of informed consent/refusal in providing patient centered care. Additionally, we will examine the impact of health literacy on informed consent/refusal. Following this course participants will: 1) know where to locate language for informed consent; 2) understand the importance of obtaining informed consent for best practice; 3) be able to appropriately document informed consent; and 4) discuss personal/professional questions related to informed consent and health literacy in clinical practice.
1. The participant will be able to discuss patient centered informed consent.
2. The participant will be able to document informed consent.
3. The participant will verbalize an understanding of health literacy as a contributor to
questionable informed consent.
4. The participant will be able to link course discussions to one’s own practice.
6:15 – 7:15 Review of Informed Consent/refusal
7:15 - 7:45 Contribution of Health Literacy
7:45 – 8:15 Q & A and General Discussion
Laurie B. Kontney, PT, DPT, MS
Laurie Kontney is a Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Associate Professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1986, a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the Finch University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in 1994 and a transitional DPT from Simmons College in 2006. Laurie is a former member and chair of the Physical Therapist Examining Board (PTEB) for Wisconsin. She has been active in the APTA/WPTA at the district, state and national levels and teaches ethics and pieces of cultural competence in Marquette’s curriculum. She has also taken additional courses on medical ethics as part of her doctoral training and is an invited member of the Dreamcatchers; an interdisciplinary think tank for ethics in rehabilitation. She is utilizing all these experiences along with her clinical practice within an inner city hospital to present and discuss Informed Consent/Refusal in Practice.
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World Confederation of Physical Therapy. Policy statement: Research. London, UK. WCPT; 2011.
De Bord J. Ethics in Medicine. University of Washington School of Medicine. 2014.
Berg JW, Appelbaum PS, Lidz, CW, Parker LS. Informed Consent: Legal Theory and Clinical Practice. Oxford University Press. 2001; 41-70.
Department of Regulation and Licensing website: http://drl.wi.gov/index.html
APTA website: http://www.apta.org/uploadedFiles/APTAorg/About_Us/Policies/Ethics/CodeofEthics.pdf and http://www.apta.org/uploadedFiles/APTAorg/About_Us/Policies/Ethics/StandardsEthicalConductPTA.pdf