Ethics in Senior Care
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.
- List ethical principles in senior care
- Review methods for making ethical decisions
- List ethical commitments