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Ethics in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Occupational Therapists

Course: #1574Level: Introductory1.5 Hour 4603 Reviews

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

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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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkState basic principles of ethics and their application to rehabilitation and therapy.
  • checkmarkIdentify codes of ethics that govern therapy practice.
  • checkmarkDescribe ethics in healthcare and professional licensing.
  • checkmarkSelect incidents considered unethical and/or unlawful by credentialing boards.
  • checkmarkIdentify 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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Presenter Disclosure: This presenter received an honorarium for presenting this course.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

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.

CE Broker

CE Broker

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

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.