In this seminar, practical information about ethics is provided from a clinical perspective. Basic principles of ethics as they relate to healthcare and therapy are reviewed. Behaviors that are considered unethical by most credentialing bodies are considered as well as health care/therapy codes of ethics. The CELIBATE and RIPS methods for analyzing ethical dilemmas are reviewed with case studies to demonstrate use. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Regarding Hawaii credits, this course is not approved for the HI ethics requirement. Regarding Mississippi credits, this course is approved for CC credit by the MS State board of PT from 7/1/2019-6/30/2020. Regarding Texas credits, this course does not meet the TX ethics requirement.
Course created on April 26, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio, 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; DC/3.0; DE/3.0; FL/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; NJ/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
- Participants will be able to identify at least three principles of ethics and their application to rehabilitation and physical therapy.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three codes of ethics that govern discipline-specific therapy practice.
- Participants will be able to discuss procedures for analyzing ethical dilemmas in healthcare.
- Participants will be able to correctly apply Code of Ethics to real world issues through case scenarios.
- Participants will be able to Identify common ethical issues experienced in healthcare settings.
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction, review of learning outcomes|
|10-45 Minutes||Principles of ethics, Codes of ethics, APTA Code of Ethics|
|45-65 Minutes||Licensure, fraud and abuse|
|65-90 Minutes||HIPAA, Patient rights|
|90-105 Minutes||Legal issues|
|105-120 Minutes||Common ethical issues|
|120-135 Minutes||Analyzing ethical dilemmas CELIBATE|
|135-145 Minutes||Analyzing ethical dilemmas RIPS|
|145-160 Minutes||Avoiding ethical dilemmas|
|160-180 Minutes||Case scenarios, Summary, Q&A|
Kathleen D. Weissberg
OTD, OTR/L, CMDCP, CDP OTR/L
Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L, in her 25 years of practice, has worked in adult rehabilitation, primarily in long-term care as a clinician, manager, researcher, and most recently as Education Director with Select Rehabilitation where she oversees continued competency and education for close to 12,000 therapists. In her role, she conducts audits and provides denials management and quality improvement planning training for more than 700 LTC sites nationwide. She also conducts compliance, ethics, and jurisprudence training to therapists. Kathleen has authored several publications that focus on patient wellness, fall prevention, dementia management, therapy documentation, and coding/billing compliance.
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