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Physical Therapy Ethics VII: Making Sense of It All

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.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the development of one’s ethical character
  • Recognize an ethical situation and demonstrate how to manage it
  • Apply the principles of ethical decision making to actual ethical situations presented
  • Evaluate & appreciate the effect of unethical practice on the patient
  • Articulate the importance of ethical practice on the profession
  • Utilize the APTA Code of Ethics and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the PTA in resolving ethical decisions
This 2.5 credit Ethics course is offered as a live webinar to Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants. Multiple case studies spanning different practice settings will be problem-solved, shared and discussed in a participatory forum. This course will be provided live, therefore your participation throughout the full 2.5 hours is expected.

  • This course is approved for 2.5 continuing education credits per the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Approval #2005-08
  • This course has been approved by the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy State Board for 2.50 GEN CEUs. Approval #PTPR014908
  • This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2.50 CCU’s for PT’s and PTA’s. Approval #74369TX

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