Legal and Ethical Practice in Hawaii

Course: #25892 Hours

This is a 2hr course covering the Hawaii State Practice Act, other important rules, and regulations as well as bioethics and the APTA code of Ethics.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least two sources of law that govern physical therapy practice in Hawaii.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify the Hawaii State Practice Act to establish the clinical scope of practice in Hawaii.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify the HI license requirements for physical therapists including continuing competence activities.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify case law and malpractice actions from administrative regulation of licensure.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to define at least three key concepts related to ethics and professionalism.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list the 4 bioethical principles.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to apply a model to solve an ethical dilemma.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify the statement that best describes ethical physical therapy in Hawaii.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background and review of learner outcomes
5-30 Minutes Federal laws
30-55 Minutes Hawaii state practice act
55-70 Minutes Case Law/Malpractice
70-75 Minutes Ways to limit liability
75-85 Minutes Intro to Ethics and definitions
85-100 Minutes BioEthics and ethical dilemmas
100-115 Minutes APTA Code of Ethics
115-120 Minutes Q & A, summary
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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