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Health Careers Education
HL00361
Ethics and Law in Physical Therapy
15.00
Students will discuss licensure and certification for physical therapy professionals and legal/ethical issues in physical therapy.
Lara Skaggs
405.743.5106
lskag@okcareertech.org

-Research the Physical Therapy Practice Act in the state of Oklahoma.
-Identify examples of violations of the practice act.
-Research state licensure for Physical Therapist and Physical Therapy Assistants.
-Identify skills not listed in either act that are appropriate for PT Aides to perform.
-Analyze scenarios for legal and ethical violations within the physical therapy profession.
-Identify professional membership opportunities for careers related to physical therapy on a state and national level.


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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Physical Therapy Aide