Ethics in Dementia Care
Course Number: 0072
Ethics in Dementia Care is a 1 hour continuing education course that discusses ethical dilemmas and issues that can occur when providing services to seniors diagnosed with a dementia. The course lists ethical principles used to guide care. It reviews different methods for making sound ethical decisions. The course ends by asking the learner to make new ethical commitments to improve quality of care and life.
The purpose of this course is to review ethical principles in the care of cognitively impaired elderly individuals.
- List ethical principles in dementia care
- Review methods for making ethical decisions
- 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 80% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 80% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 80% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.