Resident Rights: Setting the Gold Standard in Long-Term Care

Course # 0008

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge about resident rights in long term care facilities.

 

Description

Resident Rights: Setting the Gold Standard in Long-Term Care is a 1 hour continuing education course that will provide the professional caregiver with a comprehensive review of residents rights as well as stress the importance of these rights. The course defines resident rights, lists and discusses resident rights, and describes the role of health care professionals in protecting resident rights. 

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Define resident rights
  2. Discuss why are resident rights important
  3. List and describe most of the resident rights
  4. Describe the health care professional’s role in protecting the rights of their residents

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 Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Occupational Therapists Personal Care Home Administrators Physical Therapists Social Workers Speech Therapists

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