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**A Zoom Webinar Presentation**

During this interesting presentation, Mary Kay will discuss how to assess, and how to identify, patients/clients at risk for impaired decisional capacity; the relationships between decisional capacity and psychiatric disorders and between health law & practical ethics; and what to do if a patient/client is refusing treatment.

1.0 CE Credit will be available to nurses, social workers, professional counselors and nursing home administrators.


3 PM - 4 PM
Zoom Webinar Presentation


  • Mary Kay Furiasse, BSN, JD, LLM (Attorney at AZ Health & Elder Law)

    Mary Kay Furiasse, BSN, JD, LLM

    Attorney at AZ Health & Elder Law


    Mary Kay Furiasse, of A/Z Health & Elder Law has earned the Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA) credential in addition to her Bachelor’s in Nursing and a Masters in Health Law. The BCPA designation acknowledges patient advocate professionals who have demonstrated their experience and proficiency in the field of patient advocacy. The BCPA credential is built on ethical standards, professional competencies and best practices for professionals who work in the emerging field of patient advocacy and have taken the steps necessary to become certified.

    She brings her clinical background as a former nurse, to the elder care practice of law. Prior to entering Law School, she spent several years as a Neuro Nurse, which provided her with a unique perspective on elder law and capacity issues.

    As previous counsel to Health Care Providers she is a passionate, healthcare advocate. Mary Kay presents frequently to local professional and community groups, helping them to understand the unique legal challenges when faced with an illness, making the health care process understandable.

    She believes that everyone has a right to control their own health cre decisions and that their dignity should never be compromised.

    Mary Kay lives in the western suburbs and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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5/14/20 Mental Health - Capacity, Competency

Zoom Webinar Presentation
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Standard Price $5