The goal of this ethics and decision-making continuing education program is to provide dietitians, pharmacists, health educators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists and radiologic technologists with information on moral and ethical decision-making. After studying the material presented here, you will be better able to:
- Define the concept of moral or ethical decision-making
- Explain the theory of moral judgment development, including its stages and criticisms thereof, and identify which stage of moral judgment development a practitioner is exhibiting based on a response to an ethical dilemma
- Describe the four principles of bioethical decision-making and, given a hypothetical scenario, identify what is at stake for each principle
- Discuss how critical thinking and dilemma discussion can affect moral development
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, and physical therapists.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 1000, 1050 and performance indicators of 1.1.5, 1.1.6, 1.5.4.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.