When healthcare professionals work with seniors, gray areas are constantly encountered. We treat seniors who are legally competent but not decisional. But even if a senior is considered legally incompetent, are they are still entitled to voice opinions about their care? How do you juggle adult children who are at conflicting with each other and the parent? What are the best practices when seniors are self-neglecting? Join us for this interactive discussion on professional ethics, personal values and practical strategies for social workers and nurses related to senior issues.
Content Level: beginning and intermediate levels.
Original Date of Program: 6/21/2021
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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Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for more than 15 years. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses. A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations.
Discuss at least 2 common ethical dilemmas in working with older adults.
Identify at least 3 areas of the ethics that should referenced for assistance in navigating ethical dilemmas.
Examine best practices for handling ethical dilemmas in working with older adults
15 minutes: What are the most common ethical dilemmas faced when working wtih older adults?
25 minutes: What areas of our Code of Ethics can guide us when we encounter these dilemmas?
20 minutes: Best practices when faced with ethical dilemmas and older adults
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