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Webinar

The Ethics of Validation and Therapeutic Fibbing in Dementia Care


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Topic Areas:
Ethics |  Communication Strategies |  Dementia
Category:
Case Managers |  CDPs |  Certified Financial Planners (CFP) |  CMC/NACCM |  Continuing Ed |  Ethics |  Nursing Home Administrators/NAB |  Social Workers
Faculty:
Joanna Frankel |  Joanna Franke
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 Hour
License:
Never expires.

Dates



Description

Ethical treatment of persons with dementia in a health or mental health setting is essential but can be challenging due to patients’ fluctuating ability to give consent and understand others.  Validation, therapeutic fibbing, reality orientation and redirection and are some of the most common ways to communicate and interact with those who have Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of irreversible dementia.  This thought-provoking seminar will examine when these different strategies are most appropriately and ethically applied so patient self-determination and safety are ensured.

 This content is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels.

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 Managers (Ethics Credits)

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide Ethics continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for  CE contact hour(s). Activity code: I00043706 Approval Number: 200138621

To claim these CEs, log into your CCMC Dashboard at www.ccmcertification.org.*Certificate must be retained for at least one year past the participant’s CCM board certified case manager’s renewal date.


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.


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.

 

 

 


Social Work

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. State 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: 01/26/2021-01/26/24. Social Workers completing this course receive 1 Ethics continuing education credit.


Assisted Living Manager-Maryland

This course meets the Office of Health Care Quality's Assisted Living Units criteria for recommendation for training to be offered to the assisted living providers of Maryland. Jenerations Health Education is an approved provider for the above stated course for Assisted Living Manager continuing education. 1hours awarded.

 

 

 



Faculty

Joanna Frankel's Profile

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Joanna Frankel is a graduate of Towson University with her Bachelors in both Psychology and Gerontology. Following, Joanna obtained her MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a clinical concentration and a focus in Aging. Since, Joanna has been working in the long-term care setting for over 15 years. Her experience includes directing the social work department in a 205-bed facility, with clients who have a variety of mental health issues, long term care needs, at end of life, on dialysis and who are ventilator dependent.  Additionally, Joanna is passionate about and has expertise in dementia, advance directives/end of life and mental health issues in the elderly. Furthermore, she has spent the last 10 years consulting in several nursing homes, educating social workers on the proper practices of long-term care while providing clinical supervision. Joanna has always educated interdisciplinary teams, patients and families on various topics on aging. When Joanna isn’t working, you can find her playing ball with her husband and 2 boys or at the nearest sushi restaurant.



Learning Objectives

After attending this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the symptoms and causes of dementia.
  2. Explain the difference between Therapeutic Fibbing, Validation, Redirection and Reality Orientation
  3. Discuss areas of Code of Ethics relevant to ethical dementia communication

Agenda:

10am-10:10am: Reviewing Dementia

10:10am-10:40am: Understanding the concepts of therapeutic approaches to dementia

10:40am-11am: Relating the Code of Ethics to ethical dementia communication; Summary

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

 

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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 accommodation, 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.
  • To review Jenerations Health Privacy Policy, please see: https://jenerationshealth.com/faq/

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