Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will:

 

  • be able to explain the legal framework for making advance statements in Scotland

 

  • be able to advise patients regarding the potential benefits and limitations of making an advance statement

 

  • be aware of the necessity of documenting and informing if any advance statement is overridden

 

  • be aware of some of the differences in the use of advance statements (or advance directives) in other legislatures.

 

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