2019 Ethics Framework for Case Managers, Rehab Counselors, and Disability Managers (ET2019)

Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA

Pre-Approved for: ABVE, ACM, CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, Delaware BON, MCBAP-Related, MSCC, NAADAC, RNs

Credit Hours: 2

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

Updated for 2019. This class will familiarize the students with basic ethical principles and theories, including other ethical considerations such as veracity, fidelity, slippery slope and double effect. A six-step guide to ethical decision making for addressing such issues is presented for the student to incorporate into their daily practice and a case study involving conflict of interest is available for students to test that ethical decision making process. Included is a new section on ethical behavior and social media in healthcare. It will also present the Ethical Codes of Conduct for CDMS, CRC, and CCM clinicians regarding common ethical dilemmas for those particular areas of practice.

Course Objectives

  1. Describe the four major ethical principles and major ethical theories.

  2. Present ethical considerations including veracity, fidelity, slippery slope, and double effect.

  3. List the six steps in the ethical decision making model and practice those six steps using the case study provided.

  4. Contrast moral, ethical, and legal principles

  5. Reference how the particular Ethical Code of Conduct guides the CRC, CDMS, and CCM in ethical dilemmas about diversity, conflict of interest, boundary issues and discrimination.

  6. State the responsibility of the CDMS, CRC and CCM in those various ethical dilemmas.

  7. Discuss the implications of ethical dilemmas in social media and the dangers of those dilemmas for healthcare professionals.

Course Outline

  1. Ethics Framework

  2. Conflicts of Interest

  3. Boundary Issues

  4. Privacy and Confidentiality

  5. Discrimination and Bias

  6. Ethical Behavior in Social Media

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