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Ethics, Legislation & Professional Responsibility Texas Board of Physical Therapy

Course #: 03-335

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CE Credit Hours: 2.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours

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Course Description

CEU Course Description

This course provides continuing competency requirements for ethics, laws and regulations for physical therapists practicing in the state of Texas.  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).  Regulations pursuant to the state of Texas will also be reviewed. This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2 CCUs for PTs and PTAs. 

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate the roles and responsibilities of a physical therapist.

2.  Explain, at minimum, the items that documentation of physical therapy services must include.

3.  Understand the correct use of physical therapist assistants and aide

4.  Identify and interpret Texas licensure and regulations.

5.  Identify and apply the propriety of conduct as defined in the Guide of Professional Conduct.

CEU Course Syllabus

Introduction and Theoretical Basis for Ethical Decision Making     0.22 Contact Hours
Legal Standards of Behavior   0.10 Contact Hours    
Texas Regulations   1.02 Contact Hours   
APTA Code of Ethics               0.18 Contact Hours  
APTA Guide for Professional Conduct   0.32 Contact Hours
Application of Content/Case Studies   0.16 Contact Hours

Total = 2 Contact hours

Instructional level: Basic

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