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.
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
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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.
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
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.
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