Consent Quiz

Do you know when consent is required? 

Do you know who can and who cannot provide it?

Who must ask for it?

Take the consent quiz to find out how well you understand consent to treatment in Ontario


Consent Quiz

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1. Even if a resident is capable, informed consent for treatment must also be obtained from the person named in the resident's Power of Attorney for Personal Care document.

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2. Ontario's Health Care Consent Act includes principles that substitute decision makers are to follow when making treatment decisions for someone else.

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3. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario requires informed consent for all "Do Not Resuscitate" or "DNR" orders.

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4. Health care providers must still obtain informed consent even if the resident's wishes are known.

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5. Informed consent can be obtained over the phone.

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6. A resident's substitute decision maker can decide whether or not the resident is capable of making treatment decisions.

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7. A person who has made a Power of Attorney for Personal Care document can no longer make his or her own treatment decisions.

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8. A written signature from the decision maker shows that informed consent was obtained.

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9. A resident must consent to a capacity evaluation.

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10. A substitute decision maker can consent on a resident’s behalf, even if the resident is capable.

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