Ethics for Home Care Updated
The healthcare industry has a high regard for the issues surrounding the welfare of their clients and patients. Doctors, nurses, and others who have the ability to affect a patient’s health are all forced to make ethical decisions on a daily basis. This power over a client’s wellbeing creates a mandatory need for all home care organizations to develop an ethics program with an ethics committee. Health care professionals and para-professionals practice in an environment that is complex, with many regulations, laws and standards of practice.
- Define ethics
- Understand the benefits of an Ethics Program.
- Create strategies to address ethical conflicts at work.
- Identify ethical and unethical behavior.
- Verbalize the objective of an ethics program and code of conduct within.