The APTA identifies the Code of Ethics as a reflection of its core values. This course will discuss the Principles of the Physical Therapist and the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics. The origin story and related global events for each group’s Code of Ethics will provide an interesting historical background. Patient care scenarios and case studies will be presented as examples of ethical situations for the therapist to consider in relation to these Codes of Ethics.
Physicourses is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 6295. This distance learning-independent course is offered at 0.4 CEUs Intermediate Level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
|Alaska State PT & OT Board
|Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy
|Arkansas State Board of Physcial Thearpy
|California Physical Therapy Board
|Colorado Division of Professions and Occupations
|Delaware Examining Board of Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers
|District Of Columbia Department of Health
|Idaho Physical Therapy Licensure Board
|Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
|Iowa Board of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
|Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
|Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy
|Maine Board of Physical Therapy
|Massachusetts Board of Allied Health Professionals
|Michigan Board of Physical Therapy
|Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy
|Missouri Advisory Commission for Physical Therapists
|Montana Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
|New York State Education Department
|North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
|North Dakota Board of Physical Therapy
|Oregon Board of Physical Therapy
|Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy
|Physical Therapy Governing Board New Hampshire
|South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy
|South Dakota Physical Therapy License Board
|State of Alabama Board of Physical Therapy
|State of Rhode Island Department of Health
|Texas Physical Therapy Association
|Utah Physical Therapy Licensing Board
|Virginia Board of Physical Therapy
|Washington State Board of Physical Therapy
|West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy
|Wisconsin Physical Therapy License Board
|Wyoming Board of Physical Therapy
Recall the origin of both the Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
Recognize the impact of global, and national, atrocities on the creation of PT/OT Codes of Ethics
Identify the core values of the APTA Code of Ethics
Identify the Six Principles of the Occupational Code of Ethics
Discussion on similarities with each set of codes.
Recognize the utility of an evidence-based practice and an ethical based practice
Using case scenarios, choose how to apply ethical principles in practice
|Ethics for the Rehab Practitioner
|Course Evaluation for Ethics
After successfully completing this course, you will have a better understanding of the following:
Ethics For the Rehab Practitioner
Table of Contents
Hour 1 Page #
About the Author/Course Description 2
Course Objectives 3
Table of Contents 4
Course Instructions 5
The History of the Occupational Therapy Association and 7
the Physical Therapy Association
The Evolution of Biomedical Ethics 9
The Nuremberg Code 10
The Tuskegee Syphilis Study 13
The Principles of the AOTA Code of Ethics 16
The Principles of the APTA Code of Ethics 17
Addendum and Video links 37
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Educational Level: Intermediate
Target Audience: PT, PTA, OT, OTA
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