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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
This CEU course provides continuing competency requirements for ethics, laws and regulations for physical therapists practicing in the state of Pennsylvania. The Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist (Code of Ethics) delineates the ethical obligations of all physical therapists as determined by the House of Delegates of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
CEU Course Objectives
1. Enumerate the roles and responsibilities of the physical therapist.
2. Compare and contrast the different ethical approaches and describe how each relates to the standards of practice.
3. Elucidate the purpose of the Code of Ethics.
CEU Course Syllabus
|Introduction and Theoretical Basis for Ethical Decision Making||0.77 Contact Hours|
|Direct Access to Physical Therapy||0.21 Contact Hours|
|APTA Code of Ethics||0.29 Contact Hours|
|APTA Guide for Professional Conduct||0.58 Contact Hours|
|Application of Content/Case Studies||0.15 Contact Hours|
Total = 2 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Basic
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