SELF-PACED: Certificate of Patient Abuse and Neglect Prevention in Healthcare (CPANAP)
The Certificate of Patient Abuse and Neglect Prevention in Healthcare (CPANAP)course addresses the fact that patient abuse and neglect is not only unlawful, it presents moral and ethical issues. The number one job of health care practitioners is to keep patient’s safe. Yet, often, practitioners find themselves in conundrums where patients are harmed by the people they trust to help them heal. There are detrimental ramifications for offenders of patient abuse, in addition, patients often report experiencing trauma and long-term suffering as a result. All medical practitioners and caretakers should be trained to recognize the signs of abuse and should comply with regulations as outlined in this course.
Define abuse and neglect in a healthcare environment
Outline laws, standards and conditions relative to patient abuse, neglect and exploitation
Explain how to recognize signs of patient abuse
Describe how to accurately report cases of abuse
Detail how to maintain professional boundaries
Discuss case studies and consider prevention techniques
AVERAGE STUDY TIME: 1-3 Hours
AUDIENCE: This program is intended as a professional development course of study for providers, practice managers, consultants, medical staff, students in healthcare programs and others addressing medical site administration.
ACCREDITATION: This course is fully accredited for continuing education, CE/CME and credential renewal for Physicians/PAs, Nurses/RNs/LPNs, CHCIOs, CAHIMs and CPHIMs managers. Click relevant CE button below for credit information.
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