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Ethical Dilemmas in Dementia Care


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Topic Areas:
Dementia |  Ethics
Category:
Case Managers |  CDPs |  Continuing Ed |  Ethics |  Nursing Home Administrators/NAB |  Social Workers
Faculty:
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 Hour
License:
Never expires.



Description

When there is a diagnosis of permanent dementia like Alzheimer’s disease, numerous ethical dilemmas arise.  Ethical challenges occur when clinicians are navigating communication and end of life with persons with dementia. There are also ethical issues involving privacy and confidentiality when the families of persons with dementia are involved. How do we balance self-determination with commitment to client/primacy of patient?  Join us for this interactive ethical discussion on how to best serve persons with dementia and their families.

 

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information as it introduces the concepts of common ethical dilemmas faced in dementia care. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the how to use the Code of Ethics to gain strategies and insights as to effectively manage these dilemmas.

 

Credits


Social Work - New York

Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 1Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study


Nursing Home Administrators (pending)

This course has been submitted to NAB/NCERS and is pending approval. Please contact stephanie@jenerationshealth.com for any questions and/or to check on the status of approval.


Certified Case Manager (pending credits)

This program is pending approval by CCMC for continuing education credits. Please check back for approval or contact stephanie@jenerationshealth.com with any questions.


Social Work Ethics (ASWB) Jenerations Health Education, #1494, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. Statue and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/26/2018-01/26/21. Social Workers completing this course receive 1 Ethics continuing education credit.
Certified Dementia Practitioners

Jenerations is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners for members holding certifications as CDP, CDCM and CADDCT. This is approved for 1 CEU.


Social Workers-Texas Jenerations Health Education is an approved continuing education provider by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners – Provider # 6859
Social Work Ethics (Maryland)

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  1 Ethics, Category 1 Maryland Social Work CEUs

 


CMC (pending)

This program has been submitted for approval for 1 contact hours by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) for a total of 1 continuing education contact hours.



Faculty

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick's Profile

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MSW, LCSW-C, CSP

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.


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