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Patient Rights Summary
1.00  Contact Hour

This course is applicable for the following professions:

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), Dietitian/Nutritionalist (RDN), Home Health Aid (HHA), Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Medical Assistant (MA), Nursing Student, Occupational Therapist (OT), Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA), Physical Therapist (PT), Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Registered Nurse (RN), Respiratory Therapist (RT)

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before Saturday, February 6, 2021

FPTA Approval:CE19-467545. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.

Course Description

Author:    Maryam Mamou (BSN, RN, CWOCN)

Part of a healthcare professional’s duty while caring for their patient is to respect their patient’s legal rights. This course teaches users how to incorporate rights into their practice. Healthcare professionals will learn how to accept a patient’s right to refuse treatment, understand working within the patient’s living will, durable power of attorney for healthcare and DNR orders. They will also understand how the Affordable Healthcare Act affects patient’s rights.

All professions included in the target audience will benefit from this course as they interact with and treat patients in a variety of settings. This course will be useful to PTs and PTAs when communicating treatment decisions with patients; respect and nondiscrimination of patients; patient's safety and security; and when dealing with complaints, grievances and appeals.

CEUFast Inc. did not endorse any product, or receive any commercial support or sponsorship for this course. The Planning Committee and Authors do not have any conflict of interest.

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