presented by Kristen L. Mauk
Financial: Kristen L. Mauk receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Kristen L. Mauk has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Kristen L. Mauk, PhD, DNP, RN, CRRN, GCNS-BC, GNP-BC, FAAN
Dr. Mauk has been a Professor of Nursing for many years. Prior to moving to Colorado, she was a Professor of Nursing at a large private university in Indiana for nearly 25 years, and there she held the first Kreft Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Nursing Science, a position dedicated to gerontological nursing. She…Read full bio
1. A Review of Common Ethical Principles
Rehabilitation nurses are held to high ethical standards of practice. This chapter covers basic ethical principles and the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses that help guide practice.
2. Advance Directives and Ethical Decision-Making
Rehabilitation nurses should be familiar with several types of advance directives in order to uphold patient autonomy in decision-making. Strategies for making difficult decisions in ethical dilemmas are covered here using case examples.
3. Applying Ethical Decision-Making in Practice
This last chapter of the ethics course encourages participants to analyze their own ethical decision-making process using several case scenarios. This interactive portion of the course will present several real-life dilemmas encountered by nurses across various rehabilitation settings.