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Law and Professional Ethics Course


This online, RCP-specific ethics course focuses on the theories of ethical decision making as it applies to: scope of practice, informed consent, confidentiality, discrimination, conflicts of interest, illegal or unethical acts, fraud, research, and more.

The post-course test contains 20 questions. Successful completion requires a score of 70% or more on the post-course test. Participants will be allowed two attempts to pass the post-course test.

**Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program (video content of each module) prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**
2022

This is NOT the California-specific course. If you are a California RCP, please consider the California Law and Professional Ethics course.

Approved for 3.00 CRCE Hours.


SEMINAR OBJECTIVES


Module 1: Differentiate between morals and ethics; distinguish between ethical problem, distress, and dilemma; identify the three components of an ethical problem; and identify the six steps in the analysis of an ethical problem.
Module 2: Identify and define deontological theories, teleological theories, and virtue ethics; and describe the benefits of evaluation in future decision-making. situations
Module 3: Define decisional capacity; differentiate between informed consent and implied consent; identify how informed consent is applied to minors and those who lack decisional capacity; and define and explain advance directives, to include living wills, power of attorney and do not attempt resuscitation/limitation of treatment orders.
Module 4: Define and explain confidentiality and the release of information; define HIPAA and understand its impact on the health care environment; identify what information is confidential and how it relates to the patient's right to privacy; explain truthful disclosure and its impact on the health care environment.
Module 5: Define and relate professional ethics to the health care professions; define "self-deception" and how it affects personal integrity; explain the purpose of a scope of practice; and recognize consequences of practicing outside scope of practice.
Module 6: Relate the need for continuing education to the maintenance of clinical competency and identify the role continuing education plays in patient safety
Module 7: Define conflict of interest; define real and perceived conflicts of interest; and recognize situations in which a conflict of interest exists.
Module 8: Distinguish between intentional and unintentional torts; identify common unethical or illegal acts that result in disciplinary action; identify the three basic elements of fraud; identify the consequences of tort law violations; distinguish the differences between negligence and malpractice; and understand the licensure issues affecting respiratory therapist.
Module 9: Relate relevant history regarding biomedical research to current research practice; identify directives for biomedical research, to include the Nuremburg Code, the Declaration of Helsinki, the Belmont report, and 45 CFR 46; identify the role of the Institutional Review Board in biomedical research.


CHAPTERS

Law and Professional Ethics Course


Speaker Information

Lanny Inabnit, MS, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, FAARC
Cheri Bate, MA, RRT
Asha Desai, CAE
Douglas S. Laher, MBA, CAE, RRT, FAARC
Amanda Feil, CAE

*****IF YOU ARE ACCESSING THE SITE TO MEET THE ETHICS REQUIREMENT FOR CALIFORNIA THIS IS NOT THE COURSE. PLEASE ACCESS THE REGISTRATION PAGE FOR THE CALIFORNIA: LAW AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS COURSE


Member: $10.00
Non-Member: $30.00Your price