After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Be able to describe the difference between capacity and competence
2. Be able to explain why capacity is decision specific
3. Discuss the importance of using a “sliding scale” in determining capacity based on the magnitude of the risk


Maura Brennan, MD
Professor of Medicine, UMass Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
08/25/2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Webinar Live
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE End of Life Care
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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