Information on APTAʹs Revised Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Recent revisions to APTA's Code and Standards are covered in this online course, Information on APTA's Revised Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant. The revised Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist now 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 revised 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, and examines the revised Code and Standards in detail.

Course Code:

LMS-136

APTACategory

Category2

cert_CA approval

CPTA2016-17

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0.3

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_OH approval code

15S0194

cert_OH hours

3

cert_OK category

B

cert_OK hours

3

cert_PA DA hours

0

cert_PA Ethics hours

0

cert_PA Gen hours

0

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1609016TX

Completion Instructions

To successfully complete this course, you must open and review all lessons and resources in the course. Once you have progressed through the course lessons and resources, you must take an assessment of learning. You are required to complete the assessment with at least 70% accuracy in order to claim CEU credit. You may retake the assessment as many times as you like.

Course level

Basic

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Laura (Dolly) Swisher, PT, MDiv, PhD; Peggy Hiller, PT; Nancy R. Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you should be able to: 1. Recall how and why the Code of Ethics and Standards of Ethical Conduct were revised by APTA. 2. Separate fact from fiction regarding the revised ethics documents. 3. Identify the central ethical obligations set forth in the revised Code of Ethics and Standards of Ethical Conduct.

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#Lessons:
1Lesson One
2Assessment
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.3
Tags:Education, Peggy Hiller, Nancy Kirsch, Laura (Dolly) Swisher
Enrollment
Price:$99.00
Available discounts:
  • Non Member
    $99.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Member
    $59.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
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