Course approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Provider # 50-290
This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) for full credit as a course relating directly to duties, functions, or responsibilities of the nursing home administrator. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701002-6723. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact 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 1.50 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Ethical Concepts A. Meet Anna B. Defining Ethics C. Why is Ethics Important? D. Why is Making the Right Decision Difficult? E. Primary Ethical Principles F. Secondary Ethical Principles G. Remember Anna? H. Ethical Dilemmas I. Feelings and Other Factors J. Values K. Meet Mrs. Hoang L. Code of Ethics M. Review N. Summary Section 3: Ethical Obligations A. Addressing Obligations B. Advocacy Obligations C. End of Life Obligations D. Spirituality Obligations E. Cultural Obligations F. Social Obligations G. Legal Obligations H. “The Elderly Driver” I. Ethical Considerations J. “The New Diagnosis” K. What If… L. Summary Section 4: Ethical Decision Making A. Theories Affecting Decision Making B. How Do You Decide? C. Step One D. Step Two E. Step Three F. Step Four G. Step Five H. Test Your Knowledge I. Ethics Committees J. Review K. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Resources C. References D. Course Contributor E. Congratulations
Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has worked in long-term care for 20 years. Mrs. Swann has worked in many positions including Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator and Nursing Home Administrator. Cheryl is certified in both Gerontological nursing and wound care. In the past, she has assisted in the operations of multiple nursing facilities, including staffing, payroll, public health concerns, family member issues, management of consultant relationships (e.g. pharmacy, dietary, etc.), and as an intermediary between long-term care facilities and doctors. Mrs. Swann worked closely with federal monitors and the Office of Inspector General in developing an effective Continuous Quality Improvement and compliance program in her organization. Mrs. Swann has presented nationally regarding effective Quality Assurance, Restraint Reduction, Wound Prevention, CMS Five Star Quality Rating System and Developing a Corporate Compliance Program. Her expertise includes staff training and development, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement initiatives, and policy development. Disclosure: Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.