We are granted certain rights, protections, and freedoms by our government. Our rights, protections, and freedoms enable us to make independent decisions regarding all aspects of our life. When individuals are admitted to a health care organization, they do not lose any of their rights, protections, or freedoms. As a health care worker, you have the ethical and legal responsibility to protect the rights of individuals under the care of the health care organization where you work. In this course, you will learn about the rights the individuals you care for have and ways you can protect these rights.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
This program is approved for 1.00 hours by the Dietary Managers Association. Approval code 162983.
Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.
The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.
This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: General Rights in all Health Care Organizations A. Healthy Environmental B. Safe Environment C. Freedom from Abuse and Neglect D. Restraints E. Dignity and Respect F. Access to Medical Treatment G. Free from Discrimination H. Decision-Making and Choice I. Self-Determination J. Privacy and Confidentiality K. Privacy Violations L. Informing Individuals of Their Rights M. Exercising Their Rights N. Review O. Summary Section 3: Rights of Residents in Assisted Living Communities A. Introduction B. The Right to be Notified of Changes C. The Right to Manage Finances D. The Right to Voice Grievances E. The Right to be Informed of Licensure Status F. The Right to Work or Not Work G. The Right to Privacy H. The Right to Have Personal Possessions and Visitors I. The Right to Participate in Activities J. The Right to Share an Apartment with a Spouse K. The Right to Self-Administer Medication L. The Right to Refuse Transfer M. Review N. Summary Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. References D. Congratulations
Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN worked as a critical care nurse in an Intensive Care Unit of a community hospital and that experience provided significant training in caring for older adults. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college as she received her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as Subject Matter Expert and Content Writer for Relias. She is currently developing her medical writing skills through the University of California San Diego's medical writing program. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
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