This Resident’s Rights and HIPAA: Considerations for Nursing Assistants course will provide participants with a review of the basic considerations and guidelines necessary to protect the rights and privacy of their residents. This review can be utilized for nursing assistive personnel in the settings of Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Home Care. Within this course, the participant will review universal human rights, residents rights, informed consent, resident refusal, notification of changes, how to protect resident’s personal property and finances, protecting a resident’s dignity, protecting a resident’s right to social interaction and visitation, grievance processes and procedures, and maintaining the confidentiality of patient information by following HIPAA guidelines.
This online inservice course may be taken by an individual certified nurse assistant, in a complete online format. Review the course online from any computer or tablet with an internet connection, answer our interactive review questions at the end of each chapter, then complete the final exam. With a successful completion of the exam of 80% or better, students will complete an evaluation of the course and then be able to print a certificate of completion.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Universal Human Rights & the Resident’s Bill of Rights
Chapter 2: Informed Consent & Resident Refusal
Chapter 3: Notification of Changes in Plan of Care
Chapter 4: Protecting Resident’s Personal Property and Finances
Chapter 5: Protecting Resident’s Dignity
Chapter 6: Protecting Resident’s Right to Social Interaction and Visitation
Chapter 7: Grievance Processes and Procedures
Chapter 8: Resident Privacy, Confidentiality and HIPAA
Chapter 9: References
Damion Jenkins, RN, MSN is the founder and CEO of a nursing education and consultation company - The Nurse Speak, LLC., where he specializes in the delivery of individualized tutoring, mentoring and consultation services for students, new graduate nurses, and healthcare facilities. Damion is also an adjunct nursing professor, an experienced travel nurse, and an active nurse blogger.Read Full Bio