Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants practice in an environment that requires understanding and compliance with local, state, and federal laws and health care regulations. This course provides participants with a general framework for laws and guidelines pertaining to physical therapy practice in South Carolina with specific attention to fraud, waste, and abuse, defensible documentation, and supervision of the PTA.

Course Code:

SC_Legal

Completion Instructions

Complete the assessment with a score of 70% or higher, and complete the evaluation to earn your CEUs.

Course level

Multiple

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Dr. Heather Kindel, PT, PhD

Learning objectives

Objectives:

1. Participants will define fraud, waste and abuse.

2. Participants will describe the 5 laws related to fraud, waste, and abuse.

3. Participants will review PTA supervision under SC law.

4. Participants will review documentation requirements under SC law.

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#Lessons:
1LegalIssuesAPTASC.mp4
2Assessment
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.1
Credit Categories
Domains:Legal
Credits

The following credits are available upon completion of these activities.

Total credits:  0.1
Key Dates
Enrollment:Prior to  05/10/2023
Enrollment
Price:$50.00
Available discounts:
  • Nonmember
    $50.00
  • South Carolina Members
    $15.00
* Prices in US Dollars