Pod 8.02Pod 8.02Informed consent. Any podiatrist who treats a patient shall inform the patient about the availability of reasonable alternate modes of treatment and about the benefits and risks of these treatments. The reasonable podiatrist standard is the standard for informing a patient under this section. The reasonable podiatrist standard requires disclosure only of information that a reasonable podiatrist would know and disclose under the circumstances.
Pod 8.04Pod 8.04Recordkeeping. A podiatrist's patient record shall include documentation that alternate modes of treatment have been communicated to the patient and informed consent has been obtained from the patient as required under s. Pod 6.01.