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Bioethics for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants: A Case Study Approach
Presented by Janice Bruckner, PT, PhD, CLT-LANA
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #2956 Level: Introductory3 Hours
This three-hour online course has been developed to meet the mandated ethics requirement for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant re-licensure. The course discusses the ethics documents developed by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), including the Code of Ethics, the Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant, the guides for professional conduct, and other relevant papers available at http://www.apta.org/EthicsProfessionalism/. A problem-solving model will be used to apply the APTA ethics concepts to 10 case studies that have been chosen to reflect potential problems that clinicians may face. The course ends with resources available for individuals desiring to pursue further inquiry.

Georgia Ethics and Jurisprudence
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD, Janice Bruckner, PT, PhD, CLT-LANA
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2991 Level: Intermediate4 Hours
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.

Wisconsin Jurisprudence
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2921 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Wisconsin physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are required to take a course on the laws that affect the practice of physical therapy in Wisconsin. This course reviews various legal authorities which impact the practice of physical therapy in Wisconsin.

Tennessee Ethics in Physical Therapy: Bioethics and Our Code of Ethics
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD
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Course: #2828 Level: Intermediate3 Hours
This course is specifically designed for PTs and PTAs licensed in the state of Tennessee. 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.

Utah Jurisprudence
Presented by Mark E. Hyder, PT, DPT, RAC-CT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2870 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The course Utah Jurisprudence: PT and PTA Licensure in Utah will educate the participant in the rules and regulations that govern the licensure requirements in the State of Utah. It will also tie these requirements to the APTA’s Core Values, Code of Ethics, Guide for Professional Conduct, and Standards of Ethical Conduct for PT and PTAs.

Legal Practice (Jurisprudence) in Indiana
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2841 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This one-hour course will cover the jurisprudence portion of the two hour Indiana jurisprudence and ethics requirement.

Legal and Ethical Practice in Hawaii
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD
Recorded Webinar
Course: #2589 Level: Introductory2 Hours
This is a two hour course that covers the Hawaii State Practice Act, other important rules, and regulations as well as bioethics and the APTA code of Ethics. This course is specifically for Physical Therapists licensed in Hawaii and is a review of the minimum subjects as stated in the Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy's Ethics, Laws and Rules (Jurisprudence) content outline.

Supervising Assistants, Students, and Aides: Upholding Your Ethics in a Challenging Health Care Environment
Presented by Kathleen D. Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2545 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
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.

Ethics of Providing Culturally Competent Home Health Care
Presented by Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA, Olaide Oluwole-Sangoseni, PT, PhD, DPT, MSc, GCS
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #2469 Level: Introductory2 Hours
Evidence-based person-centered care requires today’s health care practitioner to be culturally responsive as our society becomes more culturally diverse. This course will provide home health care providers with an ethical framework and necessary tools to effectively communicate, educate and motivate the patient/client to change health behaviors in order to optimize the outcomes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for the PT and PTA. This course is open captioned.

Ethics in Physical Therapy: Bioethics and Our Code of Ethics
Presented by Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #3003 Level: Intermediate3 Hours
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.