Ethics and Whistleblowing in Healthcare
This workshop will emphasize the intersection between ethics, law, and whistleblowing as mechanisms for accountability in healthcare organizations. Learners will be able to identify that ethics are not just theoretic postulations and will be able relate theory and ethics to praxis, regulation, and law.
For the ethics portion of this webinar, learners will be provided case studies to emphasize the real consequence of ethics and theory as these concepts relate to everyday practice. Participants will learn mechanisms of accountability to healthcare practioners. Participants will be present...Read moreed with best practice models that encompass the fiduciary responsibilities of the healthcare practitioner in providing the most efficacious care to patients.
Moreover, in the whistleblowing section of this webinar, the practitioner will learn the consequences to both self and patient when determining if they should blow the whistle on wrongdoing. The practitioner will also learn best practice models of whistleblowing.
The webinar will feature real case studies in which violations of ethics have occurred. Additionally, learners will be presented with quantitative and qualitative research that has an emphasis on both ethics and whistleblowing. Less...
- Differentiate and explain the relationship between professional ethics and law, specifically how ethics may be grounded in law.
- Describe common ethics violations and review case studies of ethics violations.
- Explain the scope and limitations of patient confidentiality.
- List and describe the entities to which practitioners are accountable.
- Describe key concepts and terms in professional ethics, law, and whistleblowing.
- List five components of informed consent.
- Identify signs of physical and sexual abuse.
Wednesday, December 08, 2021
09:00 AM EST - 02:30 PM ESTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Kyle J. Gilrain MS, LCSW
9:00-9:45 - Code of Ethics and Accountability Overview
Overview of various codes of ethics in the healthcare profession.
Review of Hippocratic Oath. Framework of ethics for: Social Work/NASW, American Counseling Association, American Psychological Association.
Discussion of common and overarching themes in all healthcare codes of ethics.
9:45-10:15 - Confidentiality & Informed Consent
Review of confidentiality laws.
Exceptions to confidentiality laws.
5 Components of Informed Consent.
10:15-10:25 – 10 Minute Break
10:25-11:00 - Mandated Reporting
Common Signs of Physical Abuse, Neglect and Maltreatment.
11:00-12:00 - From Ethical to Legal Implications
Case studies (review of real board complaints and linkage to the intersection of ethics, law, and consequence).
12:00-12:10 – 10 Minute Break
12:10-12:15 – Whistleblowing Defined
Public versus private sector whistleblowing and protections.
12:15-12:45 – Terms Defined
12:45-1:00 - Moral Distress and the Moral Maze
Define Moral Distress and the Moral Maze
Thematic causes of moral distress.
1:00-1:35 – Frameworks for Effective Whistleblowing
Seven phases of whistleblowing.
Moral courage in whistleblowing.
Seven virtues of moral courage.
1:35-1:45 – 10 Minute Break
1:45-2:30 – Their wellbeing or yours.
Forms of retaliation.
Consequences to self from retaliation.
Consequences to patients when we don’t speak up.
Review of articles of patient abuse.
Long-term damage to patients.
CE Information - Earn 5 CE Credit Hours including
5 Ethics Hour
American Psychological Association
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
NASW, New Jersey Chapter
CE Process Info
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