Tennessee Occupational Therapy Ethics and Jurisprudence

Product #
1123OT
Type
OT/OTA
Hours
2
Approval Status

Course Description:

“Tennessee Occupational Therapy Ethics and Jurisprudence” was designed to help therapy professionals with the ethical dilemmas they face in the workplace.  This course is designed to meet the 2 hour Tennessee OT Board requirement for ethics and jurisprudence and promote a better understanding of ethics, morals and legal behavior in the hopes of facilitating a better decision making process for professionals in ethical situations.  The information also includes the AOTA Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics and Ethics Standards, the occupational therapy portions of the Tennessee Code Annotated Title 63- Chapter 13: The Occupational and Physical Therapy Practice Act, the rules of the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy Chapter 1150-02: General Rules Governing the Practice of Occupational Therapy. 

Course Author:

Darrell Smith, MPT, RN 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants 

Educational Level:

Intermediate 

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Define Ethics
  2. Define Morality
  3. Identify the basic similarities and differences between ethics and morals
  4. Differentiate between common ethical theories
  5. Define determinants of moral and ethical behavior
  6. Understand the ethical decision-making process
  7. Interpret and apply the AOTA’s Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics and Ethics Standards
  8. Understand and apply the occupational therapy portions of the Tennessee Code Annotated  Title 63- Chapter 13: The Occupational and Physical Therapy Practice Act
  9. Understand and apply the rules of the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy Chapter 1150-02: General Rules Governing the Practice of Occupational Therapy 

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test

OT State Approvals

Tennessee
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements