Person-Centered Care: What Does it Really Mean?

Course # 0034


The purpose of this course is to introduce person-centered care.


This 1 hour continuing education course examines the concept called person-centered care. It reviews key concepts and definitions concerning person-centered care. It also describes changes in how care is delivered in health care settings, innovations occurring in senior living, and polices, finances, and regulations concerning person-centered care.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe the key concepts involved in person-centered care 2. Describe changes in how care is delivered in health care settings 3. Describe innovative changes in senior and residential living 4. Describe policies, finances, and regulations concerning person-centered care

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Activity Professionals Administrators Certified Case Managers Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Occupational Therapists Personal Care Home Administrators Physical Therapists Registered Dietitians Speech Therapists

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