Ethics, Rules and Practice Act for the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Professional_video

About the Course:
This course is designed to educate the healthcare professional in understanding the basic theories and approaches to ethical decision-making. This course meets the ethics requirement for Tennessee based on the guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy. 

Learning Outcomes:
  • Define ethics and the components of the ethical standards and behavior
  • Identify the ten medical principles of ethics
  • List AOTA's 6 principles and their corresponding core values 
  • Cite the 7 Core Values of Occupational Therapy Practice 
  • State the components of The Realm-Individual Process-Situation (RIPS) model of ethical decision making
  • Identify the types of documentation fraud in healthcare
  • List the Tennessee rules for OT supervision, regarding the determined frequency and type of supervision for occupational therapy assistants and students
  • Describe the approved activities allowed by the TN OT Board for continuing competence hours and credits
  • Cite the list of actions that may be imposed when the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy determines that an OT or OTA has violated a provision of rules 
About the Author:
Lisa Milliken, MA, CCC-SLP, over the last 30 years, has served adults and geriatrics as a clinician, manager, vice president, consultant, compliance manager and education director and is most passionate about mentoring healthcare professionals in the post-acute facilities across the country. She currently provides continuing education support to therapists in over 950 sites nationwide as Education Specialist for Select Rehabilitation. She has authored and lectured at the state and national level with over 100 rofessional continuing education courses on a wide range of topics of importance to the healthcare professional who works with the older population. This includes all levels of dementia specific training throughout the last 30 years, ranging from types and stages of cortical vs. non-cortical dementias to non-pharmacological strategies and assuring Rules of Participation in the Long-term care setting. Lisa is a member ASHA, where she currently serves as a State Advocate for Medicare Policy (StAMP) to Texas and she serves on the TSHA Executive Council as Chair of the Business Management Committee. She has also recently been awarded as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Speech-Language Pathology. In prior years she served in multiple positions on the Louisiana Speech Hearing and Language Association to include State Advocate for Medicare Policy, Director of Publications, President Elect, President and Past President. Through her leadership positions on the Louisiana and Texas Association boards and executive council, she has purposed to advocate services of these associations’ members as well as for the clients and families served by the members.