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Tennessee Physical Therapy Ethics and Jurisprudence

Product #
1043PT
Type
PT/PTA
Hours
4
Approval Status
Board Accepted-Class 1

Course Description:

“Tennessee Physical Therapy Ethics and Jurisprudence” was designed to help therapy professionals with the ethical dilemmas they face in the workplace.  The course is designed to 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 course also includes the APTA Code of Ethics, the APTA Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant, the APTA Guide for Professional Conduct, and the APTA Guide for Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant. Lastly the course includes the Occupational and Physical Therapy Practice Act (Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 13, Parts 1 and 3), the General Rules Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy (Official Compilation, Rules and Regulations, Chapter 1150-01), and the Board of Physical Therapy Policy Statements. 

Tennessee PT Association Approval # 2019-093

Course Author:

Mary Smith, PT 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants 

Educational Level:

Intermediate/Advanced 

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

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

  1. Define Ethics
  2. Define Morality
  3. Explain the basic similarities and differences between ethics and morals
  4. Differentiate between common ethical theories
  5. Define determinants of moral and ethical behavior
  6. Utilize the ethical decision-making process
  7. Interpret and apply the APTA’s Code of Ethics
  8. Interpret and apply the APTA’s Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant
  9. Understand and incorporate the APTA’s Guide for Professional Conduct for  the Physical Therapist and the Physical Therapist Assistant
  10. Understand and incorporate the Occupational and Physical Therapy Practice Act (Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 13, Parts 1 and 3), the General Rules Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy (Official Compilation, Rules and Regulations, Chapter 1150-01), and the Board of Physical Therapy Policy Statements.
  11. Interpret and apply case studies

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 80% or greater on the post-test

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Tennessee
Board Accepted-Class 1
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