Ethics in Physical Therapy: Bioethics and Our Code of Ethics

Course: #3003Level: Intermediate3 Hours 4550 Reviews
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Physical therapists make ethical decisions on a daily basis. In routine clinical practice PTs and PTAs are also faced with tough situations known as ethical dilemmas. Understanding bioethics and the APTA Code of Ethics can help therapists make decisions regarding ethical issues in an informed way. Models of ethical decision making will be presented and clinical examples analyzed. Upon taking this course therapists will more readily recognize the ethical makeup of their clinical practice and feel more confident in their ethical decision making. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for the PT and PTA. This course is open captioned.

Regarding Hawaii credits, this course is not approved for the HI ethics requirement. Regarding TX credits, this course does not meet the ethics requirements set forth by the Texas Physical Therapy Association. Regarding Mississippi credits, this course is approved for CC credit by the MS Board of Physical Therapy beginning 7/1/2017-6/30/18. Regarding Pennsylvania credits, this course is approved by the PA State Board of Physical Therapy for 3 hours of general CE credit from 6/21/2017-12/31/2018.

Course created on July 27, 2016

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/3.0; AL/3.0; AR/3.0; AZ/3.0; CA/3.0; CO/3.0; CT/3.0; DE/3.0; GA/3.0; HI/3.0; IA/3.0; IACET/0.3; ID/3.0; IL/3.0; IN/3.0; KS/3.0; KY/3.0 Category 1; MA/3.0; MD/0.3; ME/3.0; MI/3.0; MO/3.0; MS/3.0; MT/3.0; NC/3.0; ND/3.0; NE/3.0; NH/3.0; NY/3.0; OK/3.0 OK Category B; OR/3.0; PA/3.0; RI/3.0; SC/3.0; SD/3.0; TN/3.0; TX/3.0; UT/3.0; VA/3.0; VT/3.0; WA/3.0; WI/3.0; WY/3.0

Course Type: Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/3.0; AL/3.0; AR/3.0; AZ/3.0; CA/3.0; CO/3.0; CT/3.0; DE/3.0; GA/3.0; HI/3.0; IA/3.0; IACET/0.3; ID/3.0; IL/3.0; IN/3.0; KS/3.0; KY/3.0 Category 1; MA/3.0; MD/0.3; ME/3.0; MI/3.0; MO/3.0; MS/3.0; MT/3.0; NC/3.0; ND/3.0; NE/3.0; NH/3.0; NY/3.0; OK/3.0 Category B; OR/3.0; PA/3.0; RI/3.0; SC/3.0; SD/3.0; TN/3.0; TX/3.0; UT/3.0; VA/3.0; VT/3.0; WA/3.0; WI/3.0; WY/3.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to differentiate morals and ethics.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe at least three ways ethics and professionalism are related.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe at least three bioethical principles.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to provide at least three examples of the APTA Code of Ethics for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to compare and contrast at least three ethical issues from ethical dilemmas and codified conflicts.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify the RIPS model to at least three clinical examples.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list at least three ethical implications of current events and examples from clinical practice.

Agenda

0-30 Minutes Introduction; Ethics and morals; Ethics and professionalism
30-60 Minutes Bioethics principles and examples
60-90 Minutes Bioethical dilemmas and clinical cases
90-120 Minutes APTA Code of Ethics for Physical Therapists; APTA Code of Ethics for Physical Therapist Assistants; Compare and contrast of the codes
120-150 Minutes Bioethics problems vs. Code issues; RIPS model and examples
150-180 Minutes Review of important course content; "Test your knowledge" questions; Question and Answer

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California

PhysicalTherapy.com is a recognized continuing competency approval agency for the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is offered for 3.0 hours of continuing competency.


CE Broker

PhysicalTherapy.com is approved to report to CE Broker for PTs and PTAs licensed in the state of SC, CE Provider #: 50-14089. If you are a PT/PTA in South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


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continued, LLC, DBA PhysicalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.3 CEUs for this program.


IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor

This course is offered for 3.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).


KPTA

This course is offered for 3.0 hours (Intermediate level, Category 1) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).


Maryland

This course meets the basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.3 CEUs.


New York

PhysicalTherapy.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.


Oklahoma

OK- Courses on PhysicalTherapy.com may meet the requirements for continuing education as required by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision. Refer to individual courses for details related to credits offered.


Texas Physical Therapy Association

This course is offered for 3.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Texas Physical Therapy Association. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. The Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) administers the CCAP on behalf of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Provider #1807033TX). Beginning July 1, 2018, the Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) administers the CCAP on behalf of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Provider #2106033TX).



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