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Ethics for Healthcare Professionals

Course #: 010-732

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Price: $81.00

CE Credit Hours: 9.00 CPEUs

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Course Description

 Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #142830 approved for 9 CPEUs.

***Please note this course requires a book that needs to be purchased individually***

CPEU Course Description

The goal of this CPEU course is to provide dietitians and nutritionalists with thorough knowledge that concentrates on the legal and ethical issues that they encounter in their daily profession while caring for their patients.

 CPEU Course Objectives 

  1. Enumerate which records must be kept permanently.
  2. Explain the most important priority, as identified by a healthcare organization’s code of ethics.
  3. Investigate what ethical decisions should be based on.
  4. Scrutinize what must be demonstrated in order to seek a case based on negligence.
  5. Provide the action that can shield the dietitian / nutritionalist from any personal fault.
  6. Identify work-related acts specific to healthcare professionals that could justify disciplinary steps being taken.

“Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions, Third Edition, J. McTeigue, C. Lee, Pgs. 1-194, Saunders, aninprintof Elsevier, Inc. (2015).”

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Haley Barnes, RD, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.


CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 1000, 1050, 1130, 7110

Performance Indicators (RDN): 1.1.1 , 1.1.3 , 1.1.5 , 1.1.6

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