Ethics in Senior Care

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0071
Course Date: 06/03/2014

Ethics in Senior Care is a 1-hour continuing education course that examines various ethical dilemmas and issues that can take place in senior care settings including skilled nursing facilities, assisted living communities, personal care homes, and home health and hospice agencies.

The course reviews core ethical principles, values and standards that are important in senior care.It reviews methods for making sound ethical decisions and ends by asking the learner to make a new commitment to improve quality care and life for seniors receiving care and services. 

Ethics in Senior Care is an important topic for all healthcare professionals including administrators, nurses, case managers and social workers as well as informal caregivers in home settings. It provides a good refresher on ethical values, principles and high standards of care.  


Learning Objectives

  1. List ethical principles in senior care
  2. Review methods for making ethical decisions
  3. List ethical commitments

Criteria for Successful Completion



1.00 HOURS
This program may be used for 1 hour of continuing education credit for chaplains certified with Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc.


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#20-448926). Completion of this course fulfills (1) CEU hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

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: 20230717-1.25-A86338-DL

Personal Care Home Administrators

1.00 HOURS
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Welfare. Adult Residential Licensing. Approved for 1 hours of continuing education for PCH Administrators.

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 – 01/27/2023. Social workers completing this course receive one (1) continuing education credits.