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Florida Occupational Therapy Ethics, Laws and Rules

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Contact Hours: 2

Target Audience: Occupational Therapist, and Occupational Therapist Assistants.

Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Course Type: Text

The course materials for this text course are available in our online format available instantly, or by mail.

Our mail order format allows you to obtain a hardcopy of the course material. When you choose the mail format we will rush your course materials the next business day via USPS Priority, UPS Ground or USPS Priority Express 2 Day. 

“Florida Laws and Rules for Occupational Therapy” was written by Rebecca J. Stigall, ed. Anne Osborn MPT ©2013. “Florida Laws and Rules for Occupational Therapy” is designed to educate the healthcare professional in understanding the basic theories and approaches to ethical decision making. This online home study continuing education course meets thelaws and rules requirement for Florida and has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy.

Course Outline:

  • Unit 1: Ethics in Healthcare
  • Unit 2: Defining Ethics
  • Unit 3: Why Ethics Matters

Course Goals: 

This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on the AOTA Code of Ethics and Ethics Standards, Florida Administrative Code, the Florida Title XXXII Chapter 468 Miscellaneous Professions and Occupations Part III Occupational Therapy Practice Act, and basic theories and approaches in ethical decision making.

Professional Objectives:

At the end of this course the professional will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the AOTA’s Code of Ethics and Ethics Standards.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of Florida Administrative Code, and the Florida Title XXXII Chapter 468 Miscellaneous Professions and Occupations Part III Occupational Therapy Practice Act.
  3. Define ethics and the components of ethical standards and behavior.
  4. Define the concepts of business and professional ethics.
  5. Identify the difference between technical care and ethical care.
  6. Define the concepts of nonmaleficence, beneficence, fidelity, autonomy, veracity, justice.
  7. Define the concepts of professional and personal integrity such as honesty, non-discrimination, misconduct and conflict of interest.
  8. Recognize how the concepts of professional and personal integrity apply to workplace situations.
Course Expiration The participant will have 1 year from date of purchase or until the course expiration date to complete this course, whichever comes first. View course expiration dates.

Approvals
OT/COTA
  • FL Approved Provider - Interactive - 50-8744  Expires:  02/28/2015

About Anne Osborn PT, MPT

Embodying our 1st Core Value, “Deliver a Smile Through Service,” Anne has become the face of HomeCEUConnection.com and CEU360.com. Leading the efforts to ensure the quality of our service and product, Anne sets the standard by which our team strives. Having graduated in 1999 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Anne quickly established herself as both a compassionate clinician and astute leader while practicing in a broad spectrum of clinical settings.

About Rebecca J. Stigall, BA

Education:

  • BA (Magna Cum Laude) in Psychology from Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH (2009)
  • AA (Magna Cum Laude) in Psychology from Cuyahoga Community State College, Cleveland, OH (1998)

Most Recent Published Texts:

  • Post Olympic Stress Syndrome, with Fergusson, R. & Williams-Murray, T (2008)
  • Fat Is Not Your Fault, with Walsh PhD, B (2009)
  • Finding Your Zenith, White Dove books with Curt Canada

Most Recent Publications:

  • Ethics in Healthcare (2010)
  • Ethics in Nursing (2009)
  • Ethics in Healthcare Management (2008)

 



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