Supervisory Role for Florida LPNs Part 4

Supervisory Role for Florida LPNs Part 4 

The fourth part of this course presents information concerning abuse and neglect, individual rights, advance directives, and quality of care related to pain management. As an LPN supervisor, you must understand each of these items so you can ensure staff are providing quality care.


Hours: 7.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-SRFL4
Hours: 7
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Explain what constitutes a violation of an individual’s rights.
Define abuse and neglect and list the six categories of abuse.
List at least four signs of abuse and neglect and explain how to respond if either is suspected.
Demonstrate at least three effective ways to prevent abuse and neglect.
Describe the value of advance directives.
Identify at least three ways to improve quality of care regarding pain management.

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course 

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Individual Rights 

Understanding Individuals’ Rights 

Free Choice

Privacy & Confidentiality 

Access and Visitation Rights


Examination of Survey Results



Personal Property


Married Couples

Self-administration of Medication



Refusal of Certain Transfers

Individual Rights Violations

Activity 1


Section 3: Abuse and Neglect 

Abuse and Neglect

The Six Categories of Abuse

Signs of Physical Abuse 

Signs of Sexual Abuse

Signs of Physical Neglect 

Signs of Mental Abuse/Neglect

Signs of Financial Abuse


Section 4: Preventing, Detecting, and Reporting Abuse and Neglect 

Preventing Abuse and Neglect 

Abuse and Neglect Risk Factors 

Strategies for Managing Risk Factors 

Breaking the Cycle of Abuse and Neglect 

Detecting Abuse

Reporting Abuse 

Activity 2

Dealing with Difficult Situations 


Section 5: End-of-Life Care

Advance Planning 

End-of-Life Care

Activity 3

Pain Management

Assessment, Communication, and Strategies for Pain Management 

Quality Improvement Strategies for Pain Management 



Section 6: Conclusion


Course Contributors




Instructor: 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.
Expert Reviewer: Amy Hinson, RN, BSN
Amy Hinson, R.N., B.S.N. has been an R.N. for 21 years and just recently finished her B.S.N. at University of Kentucky with a scholarship through her employer. She has worked in the ER, PCU/ICU, trauma, L&D, ortho, neuro, palliative care, and is now nearing her 12th year at a critical illness recovery hospital where she is a leader. She resides in Pace Florida with her husband Clint, an R.N. also, their 8-year-old son, Seth, a dog, a cat, a hamster, and 2 chickens.     Disclosure: Amy Hinson, RN, BSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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