Very simply stated, ethics guide the determination of right and wrong in moral life and also extending into professional life. This seminar will review principles of ethics as they relate to occupational therapy practice, will review common ethical dilemmas including fraud and abuse and give participants 2 frameworks to analyze the ethical issue and contextual considerations.
Course created on June 24, 2013
Course Type: Text, Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.15 Introductory, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues And Trends; CE Broker/1.5 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Ethics Of Occupational Therapy (GA), Professional/Health Care Related (SC), CE Broker #20-401201; NBCOT PDUs/1.88 Beginner
- State basic principles of ethics and their application to rehabilitation and therapy.
- Identify codes of ethics that govern therapy practice.
- Describe ethics in healthcare and professional licensing.
- Select incidents considered unethical and/or unlawful by credentialing boards.
- Identify procedures for analyzing ethical dilemmas in healthcare.
|0-20 Minutes||Principles of ethics|
|20-35 Minutes||Code of ethics and licensure|
|35-45 Minutes||Fraud and abuse|
|45-60 Minutes||Common ethical issues|
|60-75 Minutes||Analyzing ethical issues|
|75-85 Minutes||Avoiding ethical dilemmas|
|85-90 Minutes||Question & answer|
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Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Kathleen Weissberg, in her 25+ years of practice, has worked in long-term care as a researcher/educator and has established various programs in nursing facilities including palliative care and end of life care, incontinence management, falls management and dementia care and staging. She currently provides continuing education support to 6000 therapists nationwide as Director of Education for Select Rehabilitation.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.15 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 3: Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues and Trends Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.5 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Ethics of Occupational Therapy (GA), Professional/Health care related (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.88 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, unknown Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.