Ethics for Occupational Therapists: 1 Hour

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

Occupational therapy professionals are regularly confronted with a variety of ethical and moral dilemmas throughout their career including interactions with other staff and with patients. Their decisions can have long-range effects professionally and personally for providers, patients, healthcare entities, and for society as a whole. This requires that occupational therapy professionals understand the definition of ethics and the ethical decision-making process.  Ethical decision-making is the process in which various alternatives are evaluated and chosen based on ethical principles. In making ethical decisions, it is necessary to understand and eliminate any unethical options and select the best ethical alternative (UC San Diego, 2016).
This course will address ethical and moral dilemmas which all healthcare providers, including occupational therapy professionals, will likely experience at some point. The ethical decision-making processes will also be reviewed and ethical case studies will be presented. This course aims to assist the OT and OTA professional in understanding their ethical responsibilities and how to attempt to make the best decisions in practice, decisions which will be both ethical and effective.


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Occupational therapy professionals are regularly confronted with a variety of ethical and moral dilemmas throughout their career including interactions with other staff and with patients. Their decisions can have long-range effects professionally and personally for providers, patients, healthcare entities, and for society as a whole. This requires that occupational therapy professionals understand the definition of ethics and the ethical decision-making process.  Ethical decision-making is the process in which various alternatives are evaluated and chosen based on ethical principles. In making ethical decisions, it is necessary to understand and eliminate any unethical options and select the best ethical alternative (UC San Diego, 2016).
This course will address ethical and moral dilemmas which all healthcare providers, including occupational therapy professionals, will likely experience at some point. The ethical decision-making processes will also be reviewed and ethical case studies will be presented. This course aims to assist the OT and OTA professional in understanding their ethical responsibilities and how to attempt to make the best decisions in practice, decisions which will be both ethical and effective.


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