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Ethical Challenges of Serving a Self-Neglecting Older Client


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   4.8
Topic Areas:
Ethics
Category:
Case Managers |  CDPs |  CMC/NACCM |  Continuing Ed |  Ethics |  Nursing Home Administrators/NAB |  Social Workers
Faculty:
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Never expires.



Description

Professionals and family members consistently struggle with supporting seniors who neglect themselves.  In fact, self-neglect is the most frequently reported type of elder mistreatment.  When is it appropriate to intervene?   This ethics program focuses on preserving the dignity and worth of self-neglecting older adults while protecting their well-being.  An extensive review of several healthcare Codes of Ethics are included and are particularly focused on dealing with patients with dementia and other illnesses that limit ability to make decisions.

This content is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels.  There is an introduction to reviewing various issues associated with self-neglect which is necessary and appropriate for beginners.  It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the ethical dilemmas that arise and how to best work to manage these situations.

 

Credits


Social Work, MD (Category ll)

Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.

Participant is awarded 1Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs


CMC/NACCM

Jenerations Health Education is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #20-801JHE. This activity approved for 1  CMC contact hours.

 

 

 



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Jenerations Health Education


Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers.

Jennifer appears frequently in the media and has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, Sirius XM and in Fast Company, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post and many more. A member of the National Speakers Association, she is one of less than 800 Certified Speaking Professionals (CSP) worldwide. Her first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One helps family caregivers and is also a resource for healthcare professionals who want to set better boundaries with patients.

Jennifer is primarily a keynote speaker at national conferences but also offers private programs to corporations, government and non-profit organizations For more information on keynote speaking, please click here.

When she’s not speaking and writing, Jennifer loves boating with her husband Sean. In nautical circles her claim to fame is being the Chesapeake Bay’s least talented first mate. Having grown up in the Philadelphia area, her secret talent is parallel parking.


Learning Objectives

After attending this course, participants will be able to:

1.  Identify causes of self-neglecting behavior by seniors.

2.  Identify examples of self-neglecting behavior by seniors.

3.  Name 3 best practices for working with seniors of self-neglecting older adults.

4.  Identify what legal ethical standards/principles are most applicable to the issue of best working with self-neglecting older adults.

 

Agenda

1pm-1:15pm: What is a Self-Neglecting Older Adult?

1:15pm-1:30pm: Ethical Dilemmas Self-Neglecting Older Adults Present

1:30pm-1:45pmA Review of the Diverse Codes of Ethics as They Apply to Self-Neglecting Older Adults

1:45pm-2pm: Best Practices for Serving a Self-Neglecting Older Adult in an Ethical Manner

Webinar FAQ

Q: How do I access the program?

A: Log in to your account at https://jenerations.ce21.com/ and you can launch the applicable program from your list of registered courses.  You may also click the link provided in your event confirmation or reminder emails and that will take you to your account. Please use the same email you used to register for your account.  If you do not recall your log-in information you may request it: https://jenerations.ce21.com/Account/Login

 *Certificates will be provided upon completion of evaluation

 

Q: Do I need to set up an account? / Why do I need to register?

A: Account registration is required for each individual who wishes to participate in a CEU and receive credit to maintain credit compliance requirements.  Your account will also provide you with the ability to access your program history, handouts, and ability to download your CE certificate.

 

Q: How can I tell if I am registered?

A: Please go to your account and your registered courses will be listed.  You will also receive a registration confirmation via your email if you have successfully registered for the program.  Be sure to check your SPAM or Junk folders as well.  If you have questions about your registration or did not receive a confirmation email, please contact Contact@jenerationshealth.com.

 

Q: How do I receive my CEs at the end of the webinar? /How do I get my certificate?

A: CE certificates will be made available to all participants who attend the webinar in full, and completes the evaluation found in their registration profile.  You will find these in your profile when you log in: https://jenerations.ce21.com/

 

Q: What if I am running late or must leave before the program ends? Will I still receive credit? 

A: Due to credit compliance standards, full attendance is required to receive CE certificate. Therefore, if you arrive to the webinar late or leave the webinar early, you may not qualify to receive a CE certificate.  Jenerations does not offer partial credit for participation.

 

Q: What if I get kicked out of a webinar and cannot get back in?

A: Should you have technical difficulties; you should be able to rejoin the webinar through your account profile by clicking “Launch Webinar”. Our attendees are given a grace period to rejoin; however, failure to return in time, will result in not receiving CE credits.  If technical difficulties are experienced by the entire group a notice will be sent out advising of such.

 

Q: Are the webinars live?

A: Yes, our Jenerations webinars are live and interactive - not pre-recorded. To receive credit, these webinars should be treated as if you are attending an in-person course in a classroom setting and will also require a minimum participation.  This is tracked via your online participation as well as polls/quiz responses and other applicable certification requirements.

NOTE: Jenerations also offers On-Demand content.  This content is pre-recorded.  Credits may differ from the original Live Webinar offering.

 

Q: Who are you authorized by?

A: While most licensing boards for social work accept CE, credits provided by (ASWB), licensees are responsible for determining where specific courses meet their jurisdiction’s requirements.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.  **It is the responsibility of the registered user to review the details of each program and the credit approvals (noted in the approval statement under the Credits tab) on the website to determine which CE approvals are being offered for each course.

Jenerations Health Education is approved by the following organizations:

Jenerations Health Education regularly submits programs to the following entities for program approvals:

  • Commission for Case Management Certification (Certified Case Managers)
  • NAB/NCERS (Nursing Home Administrators)
  • National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (Certified Dementia Practitioners)
  • Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (Certified Financial Planners)


Q: Are there specific equipment or technical requirements?

There are recommended system settings and system requirements.  System requirements are:

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

It is recommended to have a wired connection or at minimum a strong wireless connection.  Should you lose connectivity to the program it may impact your attendance which can impact the participation needed to obtain credit. 

 

Q: Do you offer ADA Accommodations?

A: Yes! If you are requesting ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at contact@jenerationshealth.com  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled. 

 

Q: What do I do if I have a complaint/grievance?

A: For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or contact@jenerationshealth.com. 

 

Policies & Accommodation Requests

See below for policies and accomodation information:

  • Successful completion of our continuing education programs will require attendance for the entire event as well as completion & submission of the evaluation form, at the conclusion of the webinar.  Certificates will be provided via your account once program requirements have been met.
  • To request an ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at contact@jenerationshealth.com  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled. 
  • For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or contact@jenerationshealth.com.
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