Decision-Making in the Healthcare Setting - JA0008057-0000-19-050-H04-T

Decision-Making in the Healthcare Setting

When Ethics Are Tested

by Wendy Phillips, MS, RD, CNSC, CLE, NWCC, FAND
JA0008057-0000-19-050-H04-T
(4.4 / 10 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Pharmacy Tech (1.50 Contact Hr)

ONLINE
Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00

Summary:

Confused, insecure, unsure — many healthcare practitioners feel this way when they must make difficult decisions about their patients’ care. Ethical decision making is sometimes a daunting reality, one that requires an understanding of how to apply moral and ethical principles in practical and serious situations. Basic models of ethical approaches exist, yet curricula for the allied health professions typically do not include them as part of a healthcare-based education. Therefore, healthcare practitioners may not know about these ethical models and how they can be used to resolve bioethical dilemmas in a systematic and purposeful manner. This course covers the four principles of bioethics, as well as models that can serve as tools when justifying difficult decisions.

Objectives:

The goal of this ethics and decision-making continuing education program is to provide dietitians, pharmacists, health educators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, and radiologic technologists with information on moral and ethical decision making. After studying the information presented here, you will be better able to:
  • Define the concept of moral or ethical decision making
  • Explain the theory of moral judgment development, including its stages and criticisms thereof, and identify which stage of moral judgment development a practitioner is exhibiting based on a response to an ethical dilemma
  • Describe the four principles of bioethical decision making and, given a hypothetical scenario, identify what is at stake for each principle
  • Discuss how critical thinking and dilemma discussion can affect moral development
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, imaging and radiation therapists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and physical therapists.
 
Pharmacy technicians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider # 50-1489).
 
Type of Activity: Knowledge
 
Initial Release Date: 05/08/2019; Planned Expiration Date: 12/31/2019

Course Originally Released on: 4/16/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 5/7/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/7/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

For Florida professionals:

This course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

It is now required that all CE is completed and reported to CE Broker before you renew your license. When you complete continuing education with us, OnCourse Learning will report your hours for you.

Read more about the new license renewal process at AreYouRenewalReady.com and claim your free Basic Account in CE Broker to see what has already been reported for you.

Please check the licenses/certifications section under my account (after logging in) to make sure you have entered a valid FL license number. This information is required for correct reporting of your course completions to CE Broker.

Reports to CE Broker

Sort By
Tequila B - Macon, GA  ·  May 17, 2019
This lesson taught me a lot about the difference between ethics and morals in a medical form.
Was this review helpful?  0
 
TERRI C - Kansas City, MO  ·  May 16, 2019
I liked the way it was presented and the content referred back to the original scenario
Was this review helpful?  0
 
KIM K - Kansas City, MO  ·  May 16, 2019
Morals, Ethics and Judgement. Tricky and sticky
Was this review helpful?  0
 
KELLY C - Merriam, KS  ·  May 12, 2019
it was very interesting
Was this review helpful?  0
 
Claire S - Mesa, AZ  ·  May 09, 2019
Content was appropriate for data being presented.
Was this review helpful?  0
 
ONLINE
Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00