Online Test

Georgia Ethics & Jurisprudence - PT - 4 Hour


You will need to answer 14 questions correctly to pass the test.

1. According to the GA PT Practice Act (43-33-18), the Physical Therapy Board may discipline a physical therapist for which of the following? (p. 30-33)

2. It is unethical for a physical therapist to ________. (p. 81-82)

3. Physical therapists may routinely waive patient coinsurance or deductible payments. (p. 65)

4. Physical therapists may apply and store medications that are used within the scope of physical therapy practice. (p. 55)

5. Which of the following may perform preventative services? (p. 48)

6. Georgia licensed physical therapists who wish to perform dry needling must complete at least 40 hours of didactic training either online or in person. (p. 48)

7. Which of the following is stipulated in the Georgia PT Code of Ethics (490-9)? (p. 44-48)

8. Physical therapy aides are permitted to create treatment documentation. (p. 43-44)

9. Which of the following is TRUE regarding supervision requirements? (p. 42-43)

10. Which of the following is FALSE regarding GA physical therapy continuing competence requirements (Chapter 490-4)? (p. 38-42)

11. Which ethics theory is accurately defined? (p. 4-5)

12. A physical therapist must display either the title "physical therapist" or the abbreviation "P.T." on a name tag or other similar form of identification when they are providing direct patient care. (p. 28)

13. The GA Board of Physical Therapy consists of ___ PTs, ____PTAs, and ____ unaffiliated person(s) from the public at large. (p. 27)

14. Gifts from companies to physical therapists are acceptable only when ___. (p. 23-24)

15. PT professionals are expected to make a “fiduciary” commitment to their patients. This means that they will ___________. (p. 21-23)

16. The primary goal of the informed consent process is to ________. (p. 18-21)

17. According to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant, physical therapist assistants shall provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a ___________. (p. 14-17)

18. As per the principles of the APTA’s Code of Ethics, it is unethical for a physical therapist to have a sexual relationship with ________. (p. 6-10)

19. Which of the following is NOT one of the stated purposes of the APTA’s Code of Ethics? (p. 6-7)

20. Which of the following statements is TRUE? (p. 5-6)

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