December 2022

08Dec12:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.Virtual EventEthical Considerations in Long-Term Care

Event Details

Ethical Considerations in Long-Term Care

December 8, 2022

12 – 3:15 pm CT


In this session, practical information about ethics is provided from a clinical perspective. Core ethical principles as they relate to health care and senior care are reviewed. Behaviors that are considered unethical by most credentialing bodies are considered as well as legal and ethical issues typically encountered in one’s daily profession. The course applies models for analyzing and resolving ethical dilemmas in health care including CELIBATE, RIPS, and the Rest Four Component Model. Case examples illustrating various ethical dilemmas and issues that can take place in senior care settings are offered to enhance learning.


Learning objectives

State basic principles of ethics and their application to legal responsibilities in health care.

Describe common ethical issues in health care, including that which is considered unethical and/or unlawful by credentialing boards.

Discuss the application of ethical models for analyzing and resolving ethical dilemmas in health care.


Event Schedule

December 8, 2022 | 12 – 3:15 p.m. CT

**A 15-minute break will be scheduled during this program.

This event is scheduled in a virtual, live-streaming webinar format.  To meet the regulatory and education requirements, participants must stay for the entire event to receive credit.  Sign-in and sign-out times, will be verified before credit is issued.


Who Should Attend

Social Workers, Nursing Home Administrators, CEOs, Nurse Leaders, Department Heads, and other staff needing to meet this ethics requirement.  Appropriate for nursing home, assisted living, home and community-based services, and adult day services.



Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP, CFPS, National Director of Education, Select Rehabilitation  

Dr. Kathleen Weissberg, (MS in OT, 1993; Doctoral 2014) in her 25+ years of practice, has worked in rehabilitation and long-term care as an executive, researcher, and educator.  She has established numerous programs in nursing facilities; authored peer-reviewed publications on topics such as low vision, dementia quality care, and wellness; has spoken at numerous conferences both nationally and internationally, for 20+ State Health Care Associations, and for 25+ state LeadingAge affiliates.  She provides continuing education support to more than 17,000 therapists, nurses, and administrators nationwide as National Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation.  She is a Certified Dementia Care Practitioner, Certified Montessori Dementia Care Practitioner, and Certified Falls Prevention Specialist.  She serves as the Region 1 Director for the American Occupational Therapy Association Political Affairs Affiliates and is an adjunct professor at Gannon University in Erie, PA.

LeadingAge Illinois, as an approved sponsor of continuing education through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, will provide the following professionals licensed in Illinois with up to 3.0 continuing education credit hours.:

  • IL Licensed Nursing Home Administrators – License #139-000011
  • IL Licensed Nurse – License #236-000019
  • IL Licensed Clinical Social Workers/Licensed Social Workers – License #159-000161
  • IL Licensed Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants – License #216-000036
  • IL Licensed Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants – License #224-000020
  • IL Registered Public Accountants – License #158-000942
  • IL Licensed Professional/Counselor/Clinical Counselor – License #197-000195.
Credentialing bodies and licensing boards have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses


Registration & Other Information

LeadingAge Illinois Member $50 per connection (Special discounted pricing for a 3 hour event in conjunction with LeadingAge Iowa)

Non-Member $200


What’s Included

Registration fee includes digital handout, one connection to the live event, and instructions for receiving CE credit/attendance certificate.  This event will NOT be recorded; therefore, a recording of this event is NOT included in the registration fee.


Virtual program highlights

No travel cost and time out of the office.

No limit to the number of staff who can participate LIVE and receive CE credit – using one connection per registration.


Cancellation/Refund Policy

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(Thursday) 12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.