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Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Ethics and Laws

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   2
Registration Fee:   $59

Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the Pennsylvania physical therapist on ethics across disciplines and the relevance ethics play in everyday intervention as well as laws governing Pennsylvania Physical Therapy. Professional Objectives: At the conclusion of this course the participant will be able to: Identify the key elements of ethics Cite ethical concepts to commonly identified situations in rehabilitation practice and identify similarities with other health care professionals Identify potential at risk behavior through analysis of ethical dilemmas Recognize ethical clinical decision making to make recommendations that are defensible with the Code of Ethics of Physical Therapy. Demonstrate knowledge of the APTA?s Code of Ethics, and APTA Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapy Assistant. Demonstrate knowledge of the legal standards of behavior according to the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Practice Act and the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Code. Criteria for Completion:A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

Part 1: Topics in Rehabilitation EthicsPart 2: Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Laws Part 1: Topics in Rehabilitation EthicsBy Colleen Ann DeRitis, MA, OTR/L and Doug DeRitis, RPh, PharmD This seminar was designed collaboratively to provide healthcare professionals with an increased understanding of ethics across the disciplines and the relevance ethics play in everyday intervention. Focus is also the role of the business aspects of ethics especially with the changing view of healthcare due to the rise of Accountable Care Organizations and the Affordable Care Act and specialized areas involving the end of life and informed consent. Reference to the Code of Ethics across all rehabilitation disciplines is made in addition to case examples across treatment populations and continuum. This Seminar-on-Demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state?s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   12-12-2050 - 12-12-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM