Protecting Patient Rights in Hospice

Protecting Patient Rights in Hospice 

As a hospice worker or volunteer, you have the ethical and legal responsibility to protect the rights of individuals under the care of the hospice organization you represent. In this course, you will learn about the rights individuals have and ways you can protect these rights.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-HOS-0-PPRH

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

1.0 HOURS


Texas Health and Human Services Commission

1.0 HOURS


Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Hospice. Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-HOS-0-PPRH
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Describe and give examples of the rights of individuals cared for by your hospice organization.
Explain steps you can take to protect the rights of those cared for by your hospice organization.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: General Rights in all Health Care Organizations A. Healthy Environment B. Safe Environment C. Freedom from Abuse and Neglect D. Freedom from Restraints and Seclusion 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 Individuals Receiving Hospice Care A. Hospice B. Pain Management and Symptom Control C. The Plan of Care D. Notification of Changes E. Voice Grievances F. Hospice Provisions and Limitations G. Ensuring Safety H. Privacy I. Personal Possessions J. Self-Administration of Medication K. Review L. Summary Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!

Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” 

Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Staff Writer: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive 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. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Entry, Intermediate level General Staff; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.