ITP 4.1 Demonstrate an understanding of The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.
To meet the requirements of NACC Competency ITP4.1, the NACC certification Applicant will complete an eLearning module followed by an eight (8) question Post-Test. The Applicant is required to score 86 percent or better to pass the test. The Applicant may re-take the test to achieve the required score.
This ethics education resource provides important information about the meaning and application of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (ERDs) for the Catholic health ministry. The interactive resource features instructor Ron Hamel, Ph.D., Catholic Health Association senior ethicist, along with Church leaders, physicians and ministry leaders in a multipart format that addresses the General Introduction and each of the six parts of the ERDs. Components include case studies and response keys, facilitator guide, glossary of ERD terms, selected readings and media, evaluation and acknowledgments.
Accessing the eLearning Module
- The content of this eLearning module is copyrighted by the Catholic Health Association, and is being shared for the exclusive use of the NACC. The contents may not be manipulated or changed in any way. NACC members may not share the link.
- Each section of the module has an introductory prayer, a video, and case studies to review. Intentional study of the video material, reading the case studies, and discerning the application questions which follow each case study will enhance Applicants’ successful completion of the required NACC post-test.
- Click HERE to access the eLearning Module on the CHA website.
Accessing the Post-Test
- Upon completion of the module, click HERE to take the Post-Test.
- With successful completion of the module and Post-Test, a certificate will be issued for inclusion in the Applicant’s certification binder, signifying that the Applicant has met NACC Competency ITP4.1.
USCCB Ethical and Religious Directives for Health Care Services
- The Applicant is encouraged to use the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services published by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.