This course covers the topic of ethics, which is the art of knowing the right thing to do, even in confusing circumstances. Ethics and personal right are an important part of a caregiver's day to day job. This course will help you better manage those gray areas when it's hard to know the right thing to do.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
Ethics and personal rights. Understanding the importance of ethics in providing care. Why ethics are important Respect client rights Care for the whole person Common ethical situations in caregiving. Witness the signing of a will. Restrain a client against his will. Violating confidentiality. Caregiver’s code of ethics Respect the rights of each person. Care for the whole person. Ease clients’ suffering. Be honest, trustworthy and loyal. Take good care of yourself Be neat and clean. Show courtesy and respect. Preserve confidentiality. Protect privacy of clients. Work within the limits of your job. Keep personal problems at home. Learn new skills and techniques. Be alert for anything that might hurt a client. Protect clients from abuse. Understanding the clients bill of rights. Respect other members of the team.
Sharon Brothers, MSW, has an advanced degree in social work and over 30 years' experience as an owner, operator and educator in senior care. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession. Sharon is currently the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education and is a national speaker and advocate for quality education within senior care. Disclosure: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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