The meaning and importance of informed consent

 Write a 800 – 1200 word paper that includes the following:

  • the meaning and importance of informed consent. Include a court case in which informed consent was breached and/or other informed consent issues occurred. You may use the examples in the book or research different one
  • a fictional scenario of a client/client issue. State the fictional client’s name, background, issues, and their age.
  • identify how you would clarify and convey the responsibilities of you as the “counselor” and your client as the “client”
  • identify how would you inform your client of his or her rights based on the scenario you created? Keep in mind the client’s age and issues

This paper must:

  • have a thesis statement (statement of purpose/intent), must indicate the topics to be covered
  • use ONLY professional, objective language. Use objective, formal, not conversational tone/style
  • use APA style
  • use direct quotes sparingly – work on paraphrasing and appropriate citations for the paraphrased information

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Informed consent refers to the process through which a healthcare provider discloses vital information to a competent patient so that he/she can make the voluntary choice to accept or decline the treatment. As such, this is…

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