Ethics in Death and Dying

Hours: 1.25
Course Number: 0176

Ethics in Death and Dying explores ethical challenges and dilemmas faced both during the dying process and at the en of life. Topics including pain management, terminating treatment, and life support are reviewed. This course also provides some guidelines for making ethical decisions at the end of life.


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Course Details


The purpose of this course is to review common ethical dilemmas and problems associated with the dying process and death.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review core concepts of death and dying
  2. Identify ethical challenges in end of life care    
  3. Describe special end of life concerns and issues

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.


Nursing Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
This educational offering has been reviewed by The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.25 clock hours. Program approval number: 20191231-1.25-A50804-DL