Ethics in Person-Centered Care

Hours: 1.00
Course Number: 0901
Course Date: 01/06/2022

Ethics in Person-Centered Care is a one-hour continuing education course that takes a critical look at the ethics involved in the delivery of person-centered care within senior living and care communities, personal care homes, home health and hospice. It reviews some of the potential ethical conflicts and dilemmas as well as some disadvantages of delivering person-centered care. The course also lists and discusses the advantages and benefits of person-centered care. 

Because person-centered care has become the gold standard in senior care, nurses, administrators, social workers and other healthcare professionals, as well as informal caregivers, will find the information in this course relevant and eye-opening. 

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Learning Objectives

  1. Examine ethical aspects of person-centered care 
  2. Review potential ethical conflicts and disadvantages in delivering person-centered care 
  3. List ethical benefits of person-centered care 

Course Outline

1. Examine ethical aspects of person-centered care 
    a. Shared Decision-Making 
    b. Self-Care 
    c. Personalized Care Planning 
    d. Full Resident and Family Integration 
    e. Relational Ethics 
2. Review potential ethical conflicts and disadvantages in delivering person-centered care 
    a. Privacy Issues
    b. Autonomous Decision-Making 
    c. Equality in Care 
    d. Danger of “Too Much Information?”
3. List ethical benefits of person-centered care 
    a. Improved Health and Well-Being
    b. Freedom of Choice 
    c. Self-Determination 
    d. Improved Relationships 
    e. Greater Participation

Instructor: Dr. James Collins, PhD

Jim Collins, PhD, Gerontologist, has provided training, education and consultation to the senior care industry for over 30 years and has experience in skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and has been Executive Director for a hospice agency. He also has decades of experience in geropsychiatry, aging and mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders. He has written two books and is a speaker, including KeyNote for health care and assisted living association conferences around the country.

Target Audience

Beginner level Social Workers in senior care

Course Delivery Method and Format

Asynchronous recorded video-based activity.

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. If you do not score a 70% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


Social Workers

1.00 HOURS
Collins Learning, #1781, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Collins Learning maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/27/2022 – 01/27/2026. Social workers completing this course receive one (1) continuing education credits.
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