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Ethical Considerations in Rehabilitation: A Clinical Perspective for Therapists
Presented by Kathleen Weissberg, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Jan 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4980Level: Intermediate2 Hours
In this session, practical information about ethics is provided from a clinical perspective. Core ethical principles as they relate to healthcare and senior care are reviewed. Behaviors that are considered unethical by most credentialing bodies are considered as well as legal and ethical issues typically encountered in one’s daily profession. The course applies models for analyzing and resolving ethical dilemmas in healthcare including CELIBATE, RIPS, and the Rest Four Component Model. Case examples illustrating various ethical dilemmas and issues that can take place in senior care settings are offered to enhance learning.

Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Occupational Justice and Practice
Presented by Heather Javaherian-Dysinger, OTD, OTR/L
Video
Course: #4894Level: Introductory1 Hour
Intimate partner violence is a justice issue that impacts occupational participation and the health of individuals, families, and communities. This course will focus on understanding the role of occupational therapy in this area and issues of occupational justice.

Why Can't We Be Friends? Legal and Ethical Use of Social Media in Occupational Therapy
Presented by Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Video
Course: #9362Level: 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: #9467Level: 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: #3312Level: 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.