Ethics in Senior Care

Course # 0071

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to review ethical principles in the care of elderly individuals.

Description

Ethics in Senior Care is a 1 hour continuing education course that examines various ethical dilemmas and issues that can take place in senior care settings. It reviews core ethical principles that are important in senior care. The course reviews methods for making sound ethical decisions and ends by asking the learner to make a new commitment to improve quality care and life for long-term care residents.

Learning Objectives

1. List ethical principles in senior care 2. Review methods for making ethical decisions 3. List ethical commitments

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

Administrators Certified Case Managers Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Occupational Therapists Personal Care Home Administrators Registered Dietitians Social Workers

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