Ethics, Laws, and Regulations for California Physical Therapy

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Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will have gained the knowledge to incorporate ethical and legal principles and behaviors into the practice of physical therapy in California. Specific learning objectives to address potential learning gaps include:

  • Learntastic Define “ethics.”
  • Learntastic Summarize the fundamental ethical principles generally associated with the practice of healthcare.
  • Learntastic Discuss the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) “Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist.”
  • Learntastic Discuss the APTA’s “Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant.”
  • Learntastic Outline the basis and sources of law in the United States.
  • Learntastic Discuss the elements of the California Physical Therapy Practice Act.
  • Learntastic Identify how civil and criminal law apply to the practice of physical therapy.

Course Description

MANDATORY FOR CA PT/PTA. 

This 2-hour CE course fulfills the continuing competency requirement on ethics, laws, and regulations pertaining to physical therapy practice in California. Includes the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist and Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant.

Regulations/Board Approvals

Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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$20.00

CE Credits Hours: 2.00

This course is provided in partnership with Wild Iris Medical
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