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Georgia Ethics and Jurisprudence
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy
Contact Hours: 4
Registration Fee: $54
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the legal standards of behavior according to the Georgia Code of Ethics, Georgia Physical Therapy Practice Act, and Rules of Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy.
2. Define ethics and the components of ethical standards and behavior.
3. Define the concepts of business and professional ethics.
4. Identify the difference between technical care and ethical care.
5. Define the concepts of nonmaleficence, beneficence, fidelity, autonomy, veracity, justice.
6. Define the concepts of professional and personal integrity such as honesty, non-discrimination, misconduct and conflict of interest.
7. Recognize how the concepts of professional and personal integrity apply to workplace situations.
Physical Therapist, and Physical Therapist Assistants.
Unit 1: Ethics in Healthcare
Unit 2: Defining Ethics
Unit 3: Why Ethics Matters
“Georgia Ethics and Jurisprudence” was written by Rebecca J. Stigall, ed. Anne Osborn MPT ©2010.
“Georgia Ethics and Jurisprudence” is designed to educate the healthcare professional in understanding the basic theories and approaches to ethical decision making.
This course meets the ethics and jurisprudence course requirement for Georgia and meets the standards for approval by the Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy.
“Georgia Ethics and Jurisprudence” has been approved for 4 contact hours. This course is available in our online format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail.
Dates and Locations
01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM