It is generally accepted that minors must receive parental consent for any medical services rendered. In addition, medical records are considered open access for parents when their children are underage. However, there are guidelines in place to allow for minors to consent to specific services without parental oversight.
This course discusses information regarding healthcare for minors, including the differences between treatment of emancipated and unemancipated individuals, minor confidentiality, and minor consent.
Brittany Kleszynski, DVM 45 minValid for 12 monthsCreated 2018-07-19Updated 2020-10-26