Jessie Hill, J.D.
Jessie Hill is Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio.
Within the past 12 months, Ms. Hill reports no commercial conflict of interest.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
Describe the types of exceptions to the requirement of parental consent for medical treatment that typically exist under state laws
Discuss the variation among states with respect to treatment of minors and the importance of knowing the law of the relevant state
Identify the legal consequences of failing to secure parental consent in those cases where it is required by law.