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Ethics, Laws, Regulations for California Physical Therapist Assistant

Course #: 03-018

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

Course Description

Compiled directly from 2011 information from the APTA, “Ethics, Laws & Regulations – California Physical Therapy” fulfills the 2 hour continuing competency requirements for ethics, laws and regulations for physical therapist assistants practicing in the state of California. This course focuses on Licensure Regulations, California Regulations, APTA Standards and Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant with interpretations and examples of each Code of Ethics Principle. The APTA Guide of Conduct provides a framework by which physical therapist assistants may determine the propriety of their conduct.

 

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and interpret the eight standards of ethical conduct for the physical therapist assistant.
  2. Interpret and apply CA regulations for PTA’s. 
  3. Understand the purpose and requirements of CA state licensure for PTA’s.
  4. Define and apply CA continuing competency regulations.
  5. Identify and apply the propriety of conduct as defined in the APTA’s Guide of Conduct for PTA’s.

 

Course Syllabus/Outline

Introduction 0.04 Contact Hours
Licensure and Regulation 0.50 Contact Hours
California Regulations 0.54 Contact Hours
Standards of Ethical Conduct for the PTA 0.26 Contact Hours
APTA Guide for Conduct of the PTA 0.66 Contact Hours
 
Total = 2 Contact hours
 
Instructional Level:  Basic

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