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Ethics CEU Courses for OTs

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Why Can't We Be Friends? Legal and Ethical Use of Social Media in Occupational Therapy
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
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Course: #3904 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This session discusses the benefits of social media and how occupational therapy practitioners can properly use social media to augment practice and patient/client care. It explains the difference between one’s professional social media profile and one’s personal social media profile. It also discusses case law and reports of legal blunders that have led to arrest, loss of license, and/or job termination because of poor judgment, lack of professionalism, and unknowing misuse of social media – and how to avoid these blunders.

Everyday Application of the AOTA Code of Ethics
Presented by Jane Dressler, JD, OTR/L
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Course: #3808 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
A two-hour overview for OT practitioners that explores daily ethical responsibilities, ethical decision-making models and application of material to attendee’s real life ethical issues.

Supervising Assistants, Students, and Aides: Upholding Your Ethics in a Challenging Health Care Environment
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #3312 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This presentation will review the definitions of supervision as well as AOTA guidance related to supervising assistants, students, and aides in various healthcare environments. Real examples of common supervisory ethical dilemmas from the field including the appropriate action steps to take in each one will be highlighted.

Ethics in Occupational Therapy Fieldwork
Presented by Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #2677 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Occupational Therapy is a hands-on profession and classroom learning is truly refined during fieldwork experiences. It is important that students have high quality fieldwork experiences to help them transition from student to practitioner. With the changing healthcare environment, it is more important now than ever for fieldwork educators to model ethical behavior for the students they supervise.

Ethics in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Occupational Therapists
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, M.S., OTR/L
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Course: #1574 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
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.