The Aging Life Care Professional should maintain client confidentiality. Due diligence must be exercised at all times to protect the confidentiality of this information.
All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
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Chapter 1 overviews, from an elder law perspective, the American legal system and systematic ethical decision-making processes. Chapter 2 summarizes health care malpractice, patient informed consent, and the array of federal and state statutes protecting geriatric patients.
Chapter 3 addresses elder abuse and neglect reporting requirements and clinical liability risk management in geriatric care settings. Chapter 4 offers for geriatric-focused ethical and legal case exemplars for analysis.
Chapter 5 offers a discussion of the course material with several rehabilitation professionals. Scott is a health law attorney-mediator and educator.
He developed two widely-utilized health professional practice tools - the systems approach to ethical decision making and the 4-quadrant legal-ethical issues practice grid. Scott is the author of thirteen textbooks, most recently Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care, 4th ed.The ANA Center for Ethics and Human Rights.
The Center is committed to addressing the complex ethical and human rights issues confronting nurses and designing activities and programs to increase the ethical competence and human rights sensitivity of nurses.
Achieving and staying true to professional nursing values while practicing in the correctional setting can create a unique set of ethical, legal and professional issues for the nurse. This article will examine some of the ethical and legal issues correctional nurses must address in their practice.
Ethical Issues and The Elderly: Guidance for Eldercare Providers Mark R.
Ensign, ethics is about adherence to established canons of ethics promulgated by organizations such as the American Medical Association for physicians, Regarding Ethical Issues In Geriatric Care, Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse.
Ethical issues in the financial services industry affect everyone, because even if you don’t work in the field, you’re a consumer of the services. That was the message of Ronald F. Duska and James A. Mitchell in their presentation at the Oct.
24, , meeting of the . The National Organization for Human Services crafted its Ethical Standards for Human Service Professionals to consider ethics in terms of the responsibilities human service workers have to clients, the community and society, colleagues, employers, the profession and the workers's selves.
This paper examines the potential for ethical difficulties in long-term care settings for the elderly. Given the necessity for a multidisciplinary approach to geriatric care, a variety of professionals are involved in the delivery of services in multiple settings.