Understanding Residents Rights
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about the rights of patients and nursing home residents so they can promote and protect the rights of each patient and/or resident in their care.

Course Publication Date: June 28, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:URR062820
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Leadership & Case Management
Professional Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) that is available is some states.

  • Describe the general goals of the Nursing Home Reform Amendments of OBRA 1987.

  • Discuss the Long Term Care Ombudsman program and how it works.

  • Explain how hospice care works.

  • Discuss information that elderly persons and their families should find out about a nursing home they are considering for their loved one.

  • State two alternatives to nursing homes.

  • Identify four services often provided by communities for elderly people.


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