Information on APTA’s Revised Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant

The APTA Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant are covered in this online course. The Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist addresses the five roles of the PT (clinician, administrator, educator, researcher, and consultant), the core values of the profession, and the multiple realms of ethical action. The Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant more fully address the roles of the PTA in all areas of physical therapy and the multiple realms of ethical action. This online course provides a brief history of ethics in physical therapy, discusses the rationale for revising the Code and Standards in 2010, and examines the revised Code and Standards in detail.

NOTICE: Some of this content is out of date - please review our most recent Code of Ethics course

There are NO CEUs for this course

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Course Code:

LMS-703

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Course level

Multiple

Date published

10/05/2015

Delivery method

Online

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Type:E-Learning Course
Domains:Ethics
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