This course reviews the basic concepts of ethics in health care. It covers ethical dilemmas commonly faced by caregivers, including end-of-life care, the use of restraints, care of clients with dementia, the right to refuse treatment, and disclosing client-care errors.
Provide at least two definitions of ethics and describe what makes a decision an ethical dilemma.
Explain why behaving ethically is important for healthcare professionals.
Describe the steps involved in making an ethical decision.
Discuss at least four common ethical dilemmas that you may face at work.
Demonstrate ethical behavior in your daily work with clients.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.