Section 2 - Responsibilities of a Medical Consenter
Help Your Child Understand the Medical Treatment
- Before medical appointments, you need to explain to the child or youth the medical procedures, treatments or medicines he or she may receive.
- Explain at the child’s level and give the child a chance to ask questions about the proposed treatment and talk about any concerns.
- Encourage the child or youth to share his or her view about any treatment, tests, assessments or medicine being considered.