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Ethics: Medical Settings

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6 CE Hours - E1056
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Ethics: Medical Settings

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Materials

  • Manual - 45 pages
  • Multiple-choice test
  • Certificate upon completion

Description

This course addresses some of the challenges involved in caring for people who are ill, injured or dying. It gives tools to help integrate your practice into hospitals, nursing facilities and home care settings including topics such as ethical dilemmas, dissonance, mentorship and boundaries.

This course covers:

  • common ethical dilemmas that occur when working with people in illness care environments and strategies to reduce or cope with ethical dissonance
  • appropriate ways to present yourself as a professional in hospitals, nursing facilities and home care settings
  • recommended modifications for providing skilled touch to ill or injured people, including the common contraindications
  • recommended approaches to working with people who are seriously ill or dying
  • common areas for ischemia (pressure sores or decubiti) in immobile persons and the best therapeutic approaches for working with them

Course Objectives

  1. Identify the common ethical dilemmas that occur when working with people in illness care environments and the strategies to reduce or cope with ethical dissonance.
  2. Recognize appropriate ways to present yourself as a professional in hospitals, nursing facilities and home care settings.
  3. List the recommended modifications for providing skilled touch to ill or injured people, including the common contraindications.
  4. Identify the recommended approaches to working with people who are seriously ill or dying.
  5. Identify the most common areas for ischemia (pressure sores or decubiti) in immobile persons and the best therapeutic approaches for working with them.

Course Reviews

Kimberly Santos, LMT

2/28/2024

Mary-Elizabeth Blasingame, LMT

12/11/2023

Zepyur Gasparyan

7/30/2023

Thank you all for your help and support.

Sandra Jean Burnett, LMT

5/1/2023

Laura Minnig, LMT

4/14/2023

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Instructors

Sharon Burch, MSN, RN, NCTMB

Sharon Burch, MSN, RN, NCTMB

Sharon Burch holds a Masters Degree in Nursing and has been practicing as a nurse since 1974. She is currently a Registered Nurse in the state of Arkansas. Additionally, Ms. Burch studied under many of today's leaders in massage therapy and bodywork during the 1980s, became Nationally Certified through the NCBTMB in 1993 and holds a professional membership with the AMTA.

As founder of Health Positive!, Ms. Burch has created over 60 home study nursing and massage continuing education programs, performed over 65 public, live educational presentations, has written two published books, served as a member on the NCBTMB Continuing Education committee and was a founding member of the National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists.

Sharon is an instructor on many of the Institute's programs and has authored and co-authored various ethics courses and additional titles such as Touch for the Seriously Ill, Stress Reduction Through Bodywork, Staying Well – Naturally, Cardiopulmonary Health and Illness, Chronic Pain Management, Marketing Massage in Four Easy Steps, Preventing Medical Errors, HIV Update for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers, Understanding HIV, Massage for Edema and more.

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