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Doing What’s Best and What’s Right? Ethical Decision Making in Physical Therapy
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Doing What’s Best and What’s Right? Ethical Decision Making in Physical Therapy

When: Saturday, August 11th, 2018
1:30 – 3:30 PM
Where: Baileyana Tasting Room
5828 Orcutt Road
San Luis Obispo, CA  93401
United States
Presenter: Terry Nordstrom, PT, EdD, FNAP, FAPTA
Contact: Kathy Weiner Tricounties District, CPTA

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DATE:     Saturday, August 11th, 2018   
SPEAKER:    Terry Nordstrom, PT, EdD, FNAP, FAPTA   
TOPIC:     Doing What’s Best and What’s Right?
    Ethical Decision Making in Physical Therapy 
TIME:     Registration: 12:00 PM    
    Light refreshments and Business Meeting: 12:45 PM   
    Program: 1:30 – 3:30 PM   
LOCATION:    Baileyana Tasting Room   
    5828 Orcutt Road   
    San Luis Obispo, CA 93401    
    (805) 269-8200   

COST: $50.00 for CPTA members, $130.00 for non-members, Students are free

This course will be a CA-PT-PAC Fundraiser
Light refreshments will be served.

Special Deal: Receive 2 contact hours after completing a program evaluation.
                        This course will satisfy the ethics requirement for state licensure.

: Kathy Weiner at by Tuesday, August 7th.
Provide your e-mail address so you can receive CEUs.

The attendance for this meeting is capped to the first 30 RSVPs.
You may be placed on a wait list and contacted if someone cancels.
A reservation made is a reservation paid

If you are unable to attend after making your reservation, please contact Kathy Weiner to cancel.

Instructional Methods: Lecture and Q and A session
Level of Instruction: Intermediate

Course Description
This course will address ethical decision-making in physical therapy practice when the main ethical concerns are about beneficence (doing what is best for the person) and justice. The presentation and discussion will use current evidence about ethics and ethical reasoning and the core ethics documents of the profession.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss physical therapist’s moral responsibilities to address social issues that affect the health of people served in practice.
2. Demonstrate effective use of a systematic approach to ethical decision making.
3. Apply the APTA Code of Ethics and Guide for Professional Conduct and other ethical principles to ethical issues encountered in physical therapy practice.
4. Formulate an effective response to a commonly encountered ethical problem in physical therapy practice at the individual level and at the organizational and societal levels.

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