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Supervising Assistants, Students, and Aides: Upholding Your Ethics in a Challenging Health Care Environment

Course: #2545Level: Intermediate2 Hours 2935 Reviews

This presentation will review the definitions of supervision as well as APTA and AOTA guidance related to supervising assistants, students, and aides in various healthcare environments. Real examples of common supervisory ethical dilemmas from the field including the appropriate action steps to take in each one will be highlighted. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and occupational therapy and is therefore appropriate for PTs, PTAs, OTs and COTAs.

Course created on October 28, 2016

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio, Text/Transcript

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to define at least two of the following terminology including direct supervision and general supervision.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe at least three Medicare guidelines for supervision and billing related to students and therapy aides.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to define at least three best practice initiatives from APTA and AOTA related to supervision of assistants in practice.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list at least three key concepts from state practice acts that relate to supervision and ethics.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to outline at least three best practice guidelines to common ethical dilemmas.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Background & review of learner outcomes
5-15 Minutes Review of key terminology
15-40 Minutes AOTA/APTA guidance re: supervision
40-55 Minutes Medicare guidelines re: students and aides
55-70 Minutes Practice act review
70-80 Minutes Best practice re: supervisory visits, documentation
80-115 Minutes Case examples
115-120 Minutes Q and A, summary

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