CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
Physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) in the state of Pennsylvania and the rest of the United States must be well informed on practice laws, ethical principles, and requirements to practice physical therapy competently. Pennsylvania physical therapy is regulated by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy and by the Pennsylvania State Practice Act. This course will discuss the different regulations surrounding physical therapy practice in Pennsylvania, ethical standards and principles, and how modern communication deliveries impact physical therapy care. The course will also mention different ways to represent the profession by holding up core values such as integrity, compassion, and respect, and discuss various ethical scenarios.
CEU Course Objectives
CEU Course Syllabus
Introduction--> Section 1: Overview of Licensure, Terms, and Direct Access
0.50 Contact Hours
Section 2: Pennsylvania Practice of Physical Therapy --> Section 3: APTA Code of Ethics and Guide for Professional Conduct
|1.00 Contact Hours|
Section 4: Modern Communication and Physical Therapy --> Conclusion
|1.50 Contact Hours|
Total = 2 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Basic
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Course Date: 2022-10-19
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