Ethics in Occupational Therapy - 2 Hours



This course reviews the ethical guidelines occupational therapists must adhere to in order to maintain best practice throughout the provision of services. It considers occupational therapy scope of practice, the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Code of Ethics, and the procedures associated with reporting and investigating potential breaches of that Code. Case scenarios are provided.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Identify the meaning of ethics and ethical theories.
  • Identify Principles and Standards of Conduct pertaining to the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Code of Ethics.
  • Recognize the processes and disciplinary actions associated with a breach of the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Code of Ethics.
  • Recall elements of the “Clinical Ethics and Legal Issues Bait All Therapists Equally” (CELIBATE) method.
  • Describe how civil and criminal laws apply to the practice of occupational therapy.


Author:  Christine Church , M.S., OTR/L

Contact Hours : 2.00 Hours  (AOTA CEUs—0.2) 

Instructional Methods :  Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)

Audience: OTs and OTAs

AOTA Classification Codes:  Category 3: Professional Issues – Contemporary Issues and Trends: Ethics 

Educational Level: Introductory level   

Prerequisites: None

Cost: $15 / Participant

Fulfills Mandatory Requirements For: Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, California, Tennessee

Instructional Methods:  Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email. 

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The assignment of American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition. The current term of approval extends from 6/21/2017 through 6/30/2021. Provider ID: 9837.

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