Bioethics in Healthcare - OT35

Bioethics in Healthcare

by Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Katie M. Dodd, MS, RD, CSG, LD
OT35
(4.5 / 823 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.20 AOTA CEU)

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Price: $34.00
CE-PRO Price: $17.00

Summary:

The course will be discontinued on October 31, 2019. Please plan to finish the course by October 30 if you wish to earn credit.

Ohio OTs are required to complete at least one contact hour of ethics education per renewal. This course fulfills that requirement.
 
How did bioethics become such an integral part of healthcare in the U.S.? No single event created the field of bioethics; instead, a cascade of events brought lawyers, legislators, philosophers and theologians together with physicians to insist on collective decision making and regulations to enhance patient autonomy. This course will help healthcare professionals become better versed in the topic of bioethics, and it will help them identify and assess situations so that ethical responses can be enacted.

Objectives:

The goal of this bioethics continuing education course is to inform readers about ethical dilemmas and decisions, and help them identify and assess situations so ethical responses can be chosen and enacted. Studying the history of bioethics can help students understand how specific historical events revealed the need for these kinds of bioethical models and approaches, creating foundations upon which today’s ethical approaches are built. After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe the history and evolution of bioethics
  • Define the legal and medical terminology used in bioethics
  • List organizations that are concerned with ethical standards in healthcare
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Clinical Vignette & Narrative
 
Content Focus
Professional Issues: Legal, Legislative, Regulatory, & Reimbursement Issues
Professional Issues: Contemporary Issues and Trends
 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, imaging and radiation therapist, occupational therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, and social workers.
 
Occupational therapists: 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. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC, is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Provider #4000. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 1/29/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/27/2015
Course Termination/Update Date: 10/31/2019

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

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

 

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AMI J - East Alton, IL  ·  Oct 28, 2019
I learned a lot more about bioethics by taking this course.
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Maximilian Z - Clayton, NC  ·  Oct 21, 2019
Informative course that teaches a therapist about the decisions made and ethics of healthcare
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Caroline W - Austin, TX  ·  Oct 15, 2019
completed within one hour
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Thomas G - mt. laurel, NJ  ·  Oct 03, 2019
informative concise about important decisions for all patients and family members
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Sean S - Peoria, IL  ·  Sep 29, 2019
Good clear cut definition.
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ONLINE
Price: $34.00
CE-PRO Price: $17.00