Physical Therapy: Ethics, Laws, and Rules, for Hawaii Physical Therapists
16.00
Online
Mandatory
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About the Course:
This intermediate-level course provides physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in Hawaii with an updated primer on the study of ethics and ethical behaviors as they apply to physical therapy practice and updated information on Hawaii laws and rules governing physical therapy practice.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify the differences and commonalities among morality, values, ethics, and the law.
2. Describe the purpose and limitations of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Code of Ethics for Physical Therapists.
3. Describe the ethical theories and principles that can guide the physical therapy practitioner in making an ethical decision.
4. Evaluate ethical issues based on an ethical decision-making model.
5. Discuss the rules and laws governing physical therapy practice in Hawaii.

About the Author:
Bruce H. Greenfield, PT, PhD, FNAP (Fellow National Academies of Practice), FAPTA, is a professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, where he has been on the faculty since 1985. He is a senior fellow in the Emory University Center for Ethics, and affiliated faculty, Certificate Program Disability, Health and Culture. He is a member of the Emory University Hospital Ethics Committee. Dr. Greenfield holds a bachelor of arts degree from Oglethorpe University; a certificate in physical therapy and master of medical science degree, both from Emory University; and a PhD in higher education from Georgia State University. He subsequently received an additional master’s degree in bioethics from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois.
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Ethics, Laws, and Rules, for Hawaii Physical Therapists

16.00
About the Course:
This intermediate-level course provides physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in Hawaii with an updated primer on the study of ethics and ethical behaviors as they apply to physical therapy practice and updated information on Hawaii laws and rules governing physical therapy practice.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify the differences and commonalities among morality, values, ethics, and the law.
2. Describe the purpose and limitations of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Code of Ethics for Physical Therapists.
3. Describe the ethical theories and principles that can guide the physical therapy practitioner in making an ethical decision.
4. Evaluate ethical issues based on an ethical decision-making model.
5. Discuss the rules and laws governing physical therapy practice in Hawaii.

About the Author:
Bruce H. Greenfield, PT, PhD, FNAP (Fellow National Academies of Practice), FAPTA, is a professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, where he has been on the faculty since 1985. He is a senior fellow in the Emory University Center for Ethics, and affiliated faculty, Certificate Program Disability, Health and Culture. He is a member of the Emory University Hospital Ethics Committee. Dr. Greenfield holds a bachelor of arts degree from Oglethorpe University; a certificate in physical therapy and master of medical science degree, both from Emory University; and a PhD in higher education from Georgia State University. He subsequently received an additional master’s degree in bioethics from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois.