Ethics and Accountability in Community Health

When working in the community health field there are many ethical dilemmas that can face a health care provider on a daily basis. During this session, Patricia T. Driscoll, BSN, MSN, JD, tackles the issue of ethics as it relates to community health care. This event will highlight potential challenges and provide attendees with the tools needed to analyze and overcome them. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define ethics in the context of community health.
  2. Recognize professional power and its implications.
  3. Identify competing values in the community health setting.
  4. Develop tools and methods for ethical analysis.


  • Community Health CHAP-accredited and non-accredited organizations looking for best practices, tools and resources to achieve better outcomes
  • Community Health providers responsible for their organizations accreditation process and outcomes (administrators, Executive Director, CEO, CFO, DON, Director of Home Health, and Director of Operations etc.)

This webinar part of the CHAP Executive Webinar Series. Click on the series to obtain information on content and discounts. 

Patricia T. Driscoll, BSN, MSN, JD

Professor, Texas Woman’s University

Patricia Driscoll is the former President and CEO of Home Health Services of Texas, Inc. She brings more than 35 years of health care experience in the Dallas area to her leadership, including work in her private health care legal practice and roles in a variety of clinical, executive, consultant, and educational settings. Ms. Driscoll currently serves as Professor of Health Service Management at Texas Woman's University. She was previously Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for St. Paul Medical Center, and served in other managerial roles at Parkland Health and Hospital System and RHD Memorial Medical Center, formerly Brookhaven Hospital. Pat serves on the Board of Health First, an integrated health system in Florida, and on the board of the North Texas Health Industry Council Foundation.


Ethics and Accountability in Community Health Webinar
01/25/2017 at 2:30 PM (EST)   |  90 minutes
01/25/2017 at 2:30 PM (EST)   |  90 minutes
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