The goal of this ethics and decision-making continuing education program is to provide dietitians, health educators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and pharmacists with information on moral and ethical decision making. After studying the information presented here, you will be better able to:
- Define the concept of moral or ethical decision making, and cite examples of moral decisions
- Explain the theory of moral judgment development, including its stages and criticisms thereof
- Identify which stage of moral judgment development a practitioner is exhibiting based on a response to an ethical dilemma
- Discuss how critical thinking and dilemma discussion can affect moral development
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, and physical therapists.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.
ContinuingEducation.com is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 1000, 1050
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 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.