Law and Ethics for the Physical Therapist – Kansas ONLINE

$14.00

This course provides a practical review of common legal and ethical concepts that pertain to the practice of physical therapy (PT) in the United States.

Categories: , , SKU: PDHT-PT-1704-KS-OL

Description

This course provides a practical review of common legal and ethical concepts that pertain to the practice of physical therapy (PT) in the United States. It discusses key ethical principles, reviews the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Code of Ethics, and uses the Realm-Individual Process-Situation (RIPS) Model of Ethical Decision Making to present and discuss case scenarios. It also considers the relationship between ethics and law, and addresses several frequently-arising legal questions.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Recall ethical and legal terms relevant to the practice of physical therapy
  • Recognize the rationale for, and key principles of, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Code of Ethics
  • Identify aspects of the Realm-Individual Process-Situation (RIPS) Model of Ethical Decision Making
  • Distinguish between laws and regulations
  • Recall common legal questions pertaining to the practice of physical therapy

2 CE HOURS