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whistleblowing in Healthcare

Presenter:  Kyle J. Gilrain MS, LCSW


Program Overview

Program information

Program Date:  TBD

Program Time:  5:pm -7:40pm (EST)

CE Credits:  2.5 (Clinical or Ethics)

Cost: $55

Presenter Information

Kyle Gilrain is a clinical social worker, clinical supervisor, consultant, advocate, ethicist, and author.    Kyle recently authored Failure to Care: Whistleblowing in Healthcare (2021).   As a result of whistleblowing, Kyle has been featured and multiple newspapers, legal blogs, and he has appeared on national network news.  

CE Approval Information

This course, Whistleblowing in Healthcare, Approval #211011-623, provided by Rambler Mental Health is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ. CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: Monday, January 10, 2022 through August 31, 2022. New Jersey social workers will receive 2.5 Clinical or Ethics CE credits for participating in this course.

Many states accept CE events that are approved by another state’s NASW chapter.  All program attendees are responsible for understanding the CE requirements, and approval entities, associated with their individual professional boards/licensing entities.  

Program Description

This workshop will emphasize the intersection between ethics, law, and whistleblowing as mechanisms for accountability in healthcare organizations.   Learners will be able to identify that ethics are not just theoretic postulations and will be able relate theory and ethics to praxis, regulation, and law.

Upon completion of this webinar, learners will be able to:

  • Describe key concepts and terms in professional ethics, law, and whistleblowing.
  • Differentiate between public and private sector whistleblowing.
  • List five components of informed consent.
  • Be able to define whistleblowing models.
  • Define basic terms associated with whistleblowing.
  • Understand the moral maze and terms associated with whistleblowing.

Moreover, in the whistleblowing section of this webinar, the practitioner will learn the consequences to both self and patient when determining if they should blow the whistle on wrongdoing.   The practitioner will also learn best practice models of whistleblowing.         

Additionally, the webinar will feature real case studies in which violations of ethics have occurred.   Additionally, learners will be presented with quantitative and qualitative research that has an emphasis on both ethics and whistleblowing.

 Rambler Mental Health utilizes CE-Go to manage our CE surveys and program certificates.   Upon completion of our webinars, attendees will be able to complete post-event surveys and subsequently access their certificates, at any time, through their CE-G0 dashboard.

Whistleblowing in Healthcare