University of Nebraska Medical Center

Project PEACE -- Demystifying Capacity and Returning it to its Origins

grissom.jpgPresented by Bryndis Grissom, DO, MD, UNMC Resident

Release Date: 9/5/2023
Expiration Date: 9/4/2024                                                                               


This accredited continuing education activity is designed for primary care providers (physicians, NPs, PAs), nurses (RNs), psychologists, counselors, and social workers.

CID: 57289

The estimated time to complete this enduring material is 60 minutes.


At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participants should be better able to:

  • Differentiate capacity and informed consent, including their relationship and principles in healthcare.
  • Implement the process of informed consent and capacity assessments into your practice.
  • Examine the common misconceptions related to capacity as well as the ethical considerations.
  • Describe the appropriate next steps when a patient lacks capacity and when a psychiatry consult is necessary. 

See Continuing Education Instructions.

By Bryndis Grissom, DO, MD, UNMC Resident