Course Code: REL-HEN-2226
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2018
Learning Objectives:Expert Reviewer:
Define "ethics" and how they operate in the healthcare context.
Recognize ethical problems when they arise.
Articulate the problem using the language of ethical principles.
Apply these skills to improve patient care.
Jennifer Ballentine, MA
Jennifer Ballentine is Executive Director of the Life Quality Institute – advancing palliative care through education. She has presented hundreds of palliative care programs to the public and professionals, locally and nationally. She is a member of numerous boards related to ethics and palliative care and co-chairs the Colorado Advance Directives Consortium. She is an author and is peer reviewer for the Journal of Palliative Medicine. She previously served as Director of Programs for the Colorado Center for Hospice and Palliative Care and as Research Program Strategist for The Denver Hospice. Jennifer earned a Master’s degree in End-of-Life Studies from Regis, and a Professional Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
Disclosure: Jennifer Ballentine, MA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Nurses; entry level Marriage and Family Therapists; entry level Professional Counselors; entry level Social Workers; in the following settings: Palliative Care, Post-Acute Care; and the following practice categories: Hospice.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
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