Informed Consent

by Cathy Parkes March 19, 2019 Updated: July 28, 2021

Informed Consent

In order to give informed consent, a patient must be an unimpaired adult (ex: no drugs, alcohol, hallucinations) or an emancipated minor.

For the key facts you need to remember about Informed Consent, check out our Fundamentals of Nursing lesson on Informed Consent. This is one of the many important topics covered in our Fundamentals of Nursing Flashcards.

Studying mental health? Check out our Psychiatric Mental Health article on Informed Consent in the mental healthcare setting.



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