California Physical Therapy: Ethical Decisions
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California Physical Therapy: Ethical Decisions—Course Summary
ATrain Education is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency and continuing education courses for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. This course fulfills the requirement for 2 units of training on ethics for CA physical therapists and physical therapy assistants.
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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.
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Physical therapists and physical therapy assistants in California.
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.
Nancy R. Kirsch, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA
Susan Walters Schmid, PhD
ATrain Education is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency and continuing education courses for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants.
- 2.00 Contact hours