Session Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners should be able to: 

  • Discuss the goals of treatment for a person diagnosed with dementia, how do we act in the best interest of this person with a terminal and as of now incurable disease? (Beneficence)
  • Compare the benefits versus burdens of interventions and treatments – to discuss decisions regarding withholding or withdrawing life-sustaining treatments such as medically administered nutrition and hydration. (Non-maleficence)
  • Recognize when a person with dementia is no longer able to make their own decisions, discuss importance in early stages of making their own preferences known. (Autonomy)
  • Define what is fair and equitable treatment options for persons with dementia. (Justice)
Session date: 
05/23/2024 - 12:00pm CDT to 06/30/2024 - 11:59pm CDT
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 ASWB Credit
  • 1.00 Ethics
  • 1.00 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • 1.00 HSC Participation

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