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California Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   2
Registration Fee:   $25.00

1. Define ethics and the components of ethical standards and behavior. 2. Define the concepts of business and professional ethics. 3. Identify the difference between technical care and ethical care. 4. Define the concepts of nonmaleficence, beneficence, fidelity, autonomy, veracity, justice. 5. Define the concepts of professional and personal integrity such as honesty, non-discrimination, misconduct and conflict of interest. 6. Recognize how the concepts of professional and personal integrity apply to workplace situations. 7. Demonstrate knowledge of the APTA’s Code of Ethics, and APTA Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapy Assistant. 8. Demonstrate knowledge of the legal standards of behavior according to the California Physical Therapy Practice Act and the California Physical Therapy Regulations.

Target Audience
Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants

Confirmation Notes

Unit 1: Ethics in Healthcare Unit 2: Defining Ethics Unit 3: Why Ethics Matters

“California Ethics and Professional Responsibility” was written by Rebecca J. Stigall, ed. Anne Osborn MPT ©2010. “California Ethics and Professional Responsibility” is designed to educate the healthcare professional in understanding the basic theories and approaches to ethical decision making. This course meets the ethics requirement for California and has been approved by the California Physical Therapy Association. “California Ethics and Professional Responsibility” has been approved for 2 contact hours. This course is available in our online format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   , , California
Dates:   01-31-2050 - 01-31-2050