Care Planning with a Personal Touch

Course # 0078

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to identify to nurses the importance of care plans and how to draft plans that reflect the personal wishes of the patient while still addressing medical conditions, psychosocial problems and potential risks for harm.

Description

Care Planning with a Personal Touch is a 1 hour continuing education course that is intended to identify to nurses the importance of care plans and how to draft plans that reflect the personal wishes of the patient while still addressing medical conditions, psychosocial problems and potential risks for harm. The course focuses on the role of the nurse in driving a person-centered care plan and some of the challenges faced when developing person-centered care plans. It also explains how to improve the context of care plans. The course ends by differentiating person-centered versus patient-specific care plans and interventions.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe the role of nurses in driving patient care through person-centered care plans 2. Identify today's challenges for effectively using person-centered care plans 3. Cite the four remedies for improving the context of nursing care plans 4. Differentiate between person-centered versus patient specific care plan goals and interventions

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

Dialysis Technicians Nurses

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