Understanding Resident Rights

Understanding Resident Rights 

This course teaches students about resident rights. No matter what the care setting your residents have rights – rights to privacy, dignity, independence and respect, among other things. Caregivers will learn how to apply these rights in their daily work with all residents.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing Assistive Personnel


Oregon Department of Human Services (AFH)


Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-URR
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 5/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Understand the client’s bill of rights.
Learn what HIPAA is and how it affects the caregiving role.
Treat clients with dignity and respect.
Understand privacy rights.

Clients’ Bill of Rights HIPAA Parts of Resident Rights You work where they live Communication Post rights Losing your license Case study: Mrs. Leonard Honoring Choice Individuality What if a client won’t eat? Case study: Frank Treat clients with dignity and respect Case study: Andrew is a new caregiver Privacy vs. Isolation Understanding Privacy Rights Avoid dependence Residents with roommates Personal information Handling resident suggestions and complaints The Ombudsman Restraints Resident rights and your job

Instructor: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer

Ron Orth obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Director of Curriculum Design for Post-acute Care at Relias. Ron is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer.

Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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