This course fulfills the requirement for 2 units of training on ethics for CA physical therapists and physical therapy assistants.
Nancy R. Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
Contact hours: 2
Expiration date: June 1, 2022
Course price: $29
This purpose of this course is to provide direct-care staff in nursing homes, hospice, and adult daycare with the skills, techniques, and strategies to care on a daily basis for residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. It includes activities that allow participants to practice the skills and strategies they have learned.
Criteria for Successful Completion
Study the course material, achieve a score of 80% or higher on the post test (the post test can be repeated if a learner scores less than 80%), complete the course evaluation, and pay where required. No partial credit will be awarded..
When you finish this course you will be able to:
- Explain what is unique about healthcare ethics.
- Describe the relationship of professionalism and ethics.
- Name the six principles that undergird the language of bioethics.
- Describe the concepts of moral threshold and moral potency.
- Differentiate between ethics and the law.
- Explain how to apply an ethical decision-making model in a clinical situation.