Informed Consent in the ASC: Legal Considerations and Implications

July 14, 2014

Examine the informed consent process in the ASC setting and the ways that informed consent applies. Learn what your ASC and its staff need to do to protect your facility from litigation during ASCA's next webinar "Informed Consent in the ASC: Legal Considerations and Implications" on Tuesday, July 22, at 1:00 pm ET.

Ellen Adams, MBA, COMT, compliance officer for Cape Cod Eye Surgery and Laser Center, will address the following critical questions concerning informed consent:

  • What is an ASC's legal exposure?

  • What is the responsibility of the ASC in the informed consent process and in protection against litigation?

  • What is the nursing staff's role in helping protect the ASC from litigation?

  • What are the responsibilities of the anesthesia team?

  • How do the ASC's anesthesia team and surgeon responsibilities overlap?

Make sure that your ASC is prepared to address informed consent properly. Register today.