Current Course Offerings

Physical Therapy Ethics: Reinforcing Your Ethical Decision Making

Presented by: Beth Sarfaty, PT, MBA

Physical therapists and physical therapist’s assistants are required to make ethical decisions every day while treating patients. This course is designed to provide PTs and PTAs guidance in ethical decision making and provide resources to help guide through the decision-making process. This course will include facilitated discussion among participants. Discussions will center around ethics regarding how challenges present themselves in the realm of everyday practice in a variety of settings. Learning about different methods and principles in how to handle ethical cases will also be discussed and applied to a variety of case scenarios.

This 2.5 credit Ethics course is offered to Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants in a highly interactive and enjoyable atmosphere. Multiple case studies spanning different practice settings will be problem-solved, shared and discussed in a participatory forum.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Define key terms
  • Recognize an ethical situation
  • Learn how to utilize the APTA Code of Ethics and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the PTA in resolving ethical decisions
  • Work with colleagues in applying the principles of ethical decision making to actual ethical situations
  • Evaluate real life situations and determine the proper course of action

NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Approval Number – 1805-48
PA State Board of Physical Therapy Approval Number – PTCE013457

Course Locations/Dates/Times/Agendas

Saturday April 6, 2019 - Abilities in Action, Shrewsbury, NJ

Abilities in Action
Shrewsbury, NJ

8:30-9:00a Registration
9:00-9:45a Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
9:45-10:15a Case Studies
10:15-10:30a Break
10:30-11:45a Case Study Discussion

Monday April 15, 2019 - Mercer County Comm College Conference Center, West Windsor, NJ

Mercer County Comm College Conference Center
West Windsor, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

Saturday April 27, 2019 - Children's Specialized Hospital, Toms River, NJ

Children’s Specialized Hospital
Toms River, NJ

8:30-9:00a Registration
9:00-9:45a Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
9:45-10:15a Case Studies
10:15-10:30a Break
10:30-11:45a Case Study Discussion

Thursday May 9, 2019 - Care One at Evesham, Marlton, NJ

Care One at Evesham
Marlton, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

Friday May 10, 2019 - Hackensack UMC Fitness & Wellness Center, Maywood, NJ

Hackensack UMC Fitness & Wellness Center
Maywood, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

Wednesday May 15, 2019 - Hunterdon Medical Center, Flemington, NJ

Hunterdon Medical Center
Flemington, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

Thursday May 16, 2019 - Jersey Shore Center, Eatontown, NJ

Jersey Shore Center
Eatontown, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

Thursday Sept 19, 2019 - Visiting Nurse Association Health Group, Homdel, NJ

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group
Homdel, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

Tuesday Sept 24, 2019 - Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, NJ

Holy Name Medical Center
Teaneck, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

Thursday Sept 26, 2019 - Weisman Children's, Marlton, NJ

Weisman Children’s
Marlton, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

Thursday Oct 3, 2019 - Cedar Crest, Pompton Plains, NJ

Cedar Crest
Pompton Plains, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

Saturday Oct 5, 2019 - Mercer County Comm Coll Conference Center, West Windsor, NJ

Mercer County Comm Coll Conference Center
West Windsor, NJ

8:30-9:00a Registration
9:00-9:45a Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
9:45-10:15a Case Studies
10:15-10:30a Break
10:30-11:45a Case Study Discussion

Tuesday Nov 19, 2019 - White Sands Resort & Spa, Point Pleasant, NJ

White Sands Resort & Spa
Point Pleasant, NJ

5:00-5:30p Registration
5:30-6:15p Issues and Trends in Physical Therapy
6:15-6:45p Case Studies
6:45-7:00p Break
7:00-8:15p Case Study Discussion

All course materials will be emailed prior to the course, with your confirmation. No materials will be handed out at the course location.