You chose 3: ask her age, and if she is 16 years old or over, direct her to the consultation room and explain that you will need to speak with her.
What are the patient confidentiality issues that arise by asking the person’s age in public?
Consider how the patient feels being asked this in public.
- Is there a minimum age requirement when selling EHC?
- Is there a minimum age requirement when prescribing EHC on your PGD?
Once you get into the consultation room, the girl tells you that she is actually 14 years old and that she had unprotected sexual intercourse 2 days ago.
Does her age prevent you from supplying EHC?