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Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-50-308. License--Suspension and revocation

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(a)?For purposes of this article, ?informed consent? means that a person must knowingly and intelligently, without duress or coercion, and clearly and explicitly manifest his consent to the proposed organic therapy to the attending physician.

(b)?A person confined shall not be deemed incapable of informed consent solely by virtue of being diagnosed with a mental health disorder.

(c)?A person confined shall be deemed incapable of informed consent if the person cannot understand, or knowingly and intelligently act upon, the information specified in Section 2673.

(d)?A person confined shall be deemed incapable of informed consent if, for any reason, he or she cannot manifest his or her consent to the attending physician.

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