Physical Therapy: Ethics and Jurisprudence for the Indiana Physical Therapy & Physical Therapist Assistant
16.00
Online
Mandatory
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About the Course
This course covers the principles and standards of ethical practice for physical therapists and assistants, as well as the Indiana Administrative code 25-27 and the Indiana Practice Act (title 844, Article 6). Both of these topics are mandatory for the physical therapy professionals within the state of Indiana: Section I will present the theory, practice, and scope of ethics for the physical therapy professional. Section II will discuss the regulatory and legislative aspects; therefore, this course will satisfy the 2-hour mandatory requirement necessary.

Learning Objectives:
  • Define the standards and principles for ethical practice from the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics for Therapists and Assistants.
  • List and explain the five roles of physical therapy.
  • Identify and give examples of the scope of practice.
  • State the purpose, mission, and vision of the Model Practice Act for Physical Therapy.
  • Define dual- or multiple-role relationships between practitioners and clients and strategies to maintain boundaries.
  • Identify and define the steps for ethical decision making using the RIPS Model.
  • Discuss the the Indiana Administrative Code as it pertains to the physical therapy professional. 
  • Summarize the legislative and regulatory components of the Indiana Practice Act.
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Ethics and Jurisprudence for the Indiana Physical Therapy & Physical Therapist Assistant

16.00
About the Course
This course covers the principles and standards of ethical practice for physical therapists and assistants, as well as the Indiana Administrative code 25-27 and the Indiana Practice Act (title 844, Article 6). Both of these topics are mandatory for the physical therapy professionals within the state of Indiana: Section I will present the theory, practice, and scope of ethics for the physical therapy professional. Section II will discuss the regulatory and legislative aspects; therefore, this course will satisfy the 2-hour mandatory requirement necessary.

Learning Objectives:
  • Define the standards and principles for ethical practice from the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics for Therapists and Assistants.
  • List and explain the five roles of physical therapy.
  • Identify and give examples of the scope of practice.
  • State the purpose, mission, and vision of the Model Practice Act for Physical Therapy.
  • Define dual- or multiple-role relationships between practitioners and clients and strategies to maintain boundaries.
  • Identify and define the steps for ethical decision making using the RIPS Model.
  • Discuss the the Indiana Administrative Code as it pertains to the physical therapy professional. 
  • Summarize the legislative and regulatory components of the Indiana Practice Act.