Jurisprudence for Alabama PTs

Jurisprudence for Alabama PTs 

In this course, the Code and Practice Act are organized into 6 key areas. The 6 key areas are the 6 content topics of this course. The key areas are further organized into sections that relate to specific sections of the Practice Act and/or to specific Administrative Codes. The key areas and sections are the same as those established for the Jurisprudence Examination.


Hours: 2.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Alabama State Board of Physical Therapy


The Alabama Board of Physical Therapy recognizes the completion of distance learning courses as maintenance of continuing competence. This course is approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California and offered to PTs and PTAs for CEUs. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-JAPT
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2020
Learning Objectives:
State the codes regarding legislative intent and definitions
Describe the powers and duties of the Board
Explain the requirements for licensure and examination,temporary licenses, renewal and restoration of licenses, and continuingeducation requirements
Adhere to the standards of practice in the management of patient care
Explain the grounds, due process procedures, andpenalties for disciplinary action and unlawful practice
Exemplify the position of the Board regardingconsumer and public rights

Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Legislative Intent and Definitions A. Intent B. Definitions C. Review D. Summary Section 3: Powers and Duties/Regulate Practice A. Regulations Covered B. Composition, Appointment, and Terms C. Executive Director D. Qualifications and Vacancies E. Officers; compensation and expenses of members F. Voting G. Records H. Directory I. Powers and Duties J. Fees and Fines K. Impaired Practitioner Program L. Review M. Summary Section 4: Licensure and Examination A. Regulations Covered B. Appropriate Education C. Key Points D. Application Documentation E. Application Fee F. Key Points G. Examinations H. Licensure Without Examination I. Key Points J. Temporary Licenses K. Renewal of License L. Restoration of License M. Lost or Destroyed License or Name Change. N. Fee for Verification of Licensure O. Physical Therapist Fund P. Key Points Q. Continuing Education R. Continuing Education Hour Requirements S. Unacceptable Activities for Continuing Education T. Failure to Meet Requirement U. Review V. Summary Section 5: Patient Care Management A. Regulations Covered B. Use of Titles and Lawful Practice C. Roles and Responsibilities of Licensees D. Review E. Summary Section 6: Disciplinary Action and Unlawful Practice A. Regulations Covered B. Statement of Policy C. Grounds for Disciplinary Action D. Complaints and Due Process Procedures E. Summons and Complaint F. Pre-Hearing Discovery G. Disciplinary Hearings H. Conflict and Bias I. Complaint Charging Violation of Article J. Subpoenas K. Hearing L. Judicial Review of Revocation and Refusal of License M. Penalties (Administrative Codes) N. Penalties (Practice Act) O. Review P. Summary Section 7: Consumer and Public Rights A. Regulations Covered B. Records C. Advertising D. Identification Required E. Review F. Summary Section 8: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!

Instructor: Chad Hobbs PT, DPT, COMT
Chad Hobbs PT, DPT, COMT currently practices in Huntsville, AL as the Director of Operations for Focus Physiotherapy. Chad graduated in 2009 with his Doctor in Physical Therapy from Belmont University. He has practiced in Alabama and Tennessee and completed his clinical rotations at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington D.C. Chad’s motivation to become a physical therapist stems from growing up with his younger sister, Wendy, who was born with arthrogryposis. From this experience, he has developed multiple medical devices and currently holds two U.S. patents. He has also held the position as the Federal Affairs Liaison on the Alabama Physical Therapy Association and also served on the Alabama Board of Physical Therapy. Disclosure: Chad Hobbs PT, DPT, COMT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Advanced, Entry, Intermediate level Physical Therapists; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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