The purpose of this course is to provide physical therapists and physical therapist assistants with a theoretical basis for ethical decision-making and knowledge in the Code of Ethics and Guide for Professional Conduct of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), legal standards of behavior, and application of ethical and legal standards to real-life situations.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn:
- Discuss ethical and legal concepts important to the profession of physical therapy.
- Articulate the basis and sources of law in the United States.
- Distinguish between civil and criminal law as they apply to physical therapy.
- Review the State Board of Physical Therapy’s Rules and Regulations governing PTs & PTAs.
- Review the State Physical Therapy Practice Act.
- The American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Code of Ethics and Guide for Professional Conduct of Physical Therapists.
- The American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Guide for Conduct of Physical Therapist Assistants and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant.
- Apply ethical and legal standards to the practice of physical therapy.
Author: Elizabeth Anderson, PT, MPH
Contact Hours : 2 Hours / 2 PDR
Cost: $15 / Participant
Teaching Method : Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)
Target Audience: Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants
Course Completion Certificate : A Printable (pdf) Certificate By Email
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Approvals: Physical Therapy Board of California (PTBC) Approved Provider (Biologix is an Approval Agency). State Board of Physical Therapy & American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) State Chapters Approved. Please visit accreditation section for fill list: Click Here