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Georgia Ethics and Jurisprudence

Course: #3918Level: Intermediate4 Hours 73 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

PTs and PTAs in the state of GA are required to complete a 4 hour course on jurisprudence and ethics for license renewal. This course reviews the jurisprudence and ethics components as outlined by the Georgia Board of Physical Therapy and is applicable for PTs and PTAs licensed in the state of Georgia.

Beginning July 1, 2018, the Georgia Board of Physical Therapy will only accept ethics and jurisprudence courses approved by the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG) and by colleges and universities with CAPTE-accredited program (refer to Board Rule 490-4-.02(2)(a).

Course created on November 23, 2020

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/4.0; AL/4.0; AR/4.0; AZ/4.0; CA/4.0; CO/4.0; CT/4.0; DE/4.0; GA/4.0; HI/4.0; IA/4.0; IACET/0.4; ID/4.0; IL/4.0; IN/4.0; KS/4.0; MA/4.0; ME/4.0; MI/4.0; MO/4.0; MS/4.0; MT/4.0; NC/4.0; ND/4.0; NE/4.0; NH/4.0; NY/4.0; OR/4.0; PA/4.0; RI/4.0; SD/4.0; TN/4.0; TX/4.0; UT/4.0; VA/4.0; VT/4.0; WA/4.0; WI/4.0; WY/4.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least two sources of law that govern physical therapy practice in Georgia.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to review the Georgia State Practice Act to define the clinical scope of practice for PTs and PTAs licensed in Georgia.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list at least three continuing competency requirements for PTs and PTAs licensed in Georgia.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least three statutes that affect the practice of physical therapy in Georgia.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe how to review the FAQs and navigate the board's website.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify least two regulations on the practice of physical therapy in Georgia and identify the location of the GA policy statements.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to differentiate morals and ethics.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able apply a decision-making model to a given case study as a strategy for resolving ethical issues in the state of GA.
  • 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 in the state of GA.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Review of learner objectives, overview of physical therapy and the law
15-40 Minutes Georgia Physical Therapy Practice Act; O.C.G.A. 43-33
40-65 Minutes Rules and policies governing physical therapy in the State of Georgia; Physical Therapy Board Rules; Chapter 490
65-85 Minutes Georgia General Provisions; O.C.G.A. 43-1-1 through 43-1-34; Board Policies and FAQs. Guidance on CE Broker and how to navigate the Boards website.
85-115 Minutes Introduction; Ethics and morals; Ethics and professionalism
115-175 Minutes APTA Code of Ethics for Physical Therapists; APTA Code of Ethics for Physical Therapist Assistants; Compare and contrast of the codes
175-225 Minutes Bioethics problems vs. Code issues; RIPS model and 10 case studies including but not limited to accountability, compassion, excellence, integrity, professional duty, social responsibility, altruism, which cover professional accountability, ethical behavior, and professional boundaries.
225-240 Minutes Review of important course content; "Test your knowledge" questions. Review of proposed rules.

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Brigette Cuffia and Kathleen D. Weissberg have received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Brigette Cuffia and Kathleen D. Weissberg have no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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California

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Physical Therapy Association of Georgia

This course is approved for 4 hours (Intermediate level) by the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG).


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IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor

This course is offered for 4.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).


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.


Texas Physical Therapy Association

This course is offered for 4.0 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 #2106033TX).



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