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Ethics & Jurisprudence - Indiana Physical Therapy - 2 Hour

You will need to answer 7 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) Which statement regarding ethics theories is INCORRECT?
(A) Utilitariansim is the theory that right and wrong are determined by consequence.
(B) Social Contract Theory proposes that moral code is created by the people who form societies.
(C) Ethical Egoism is based on the theory that each person should do whatever promotes their own best interests.
(D) Natural Law Theory proposes that ethical behavior is a result of inherent traits.
(2) Which of the following statements is TRUE:
(A) All actions that are legal are also morally right.
(B) All actions that are morally right are also legal.
(C) Physical therapy ethics vary state by state.
(D) The APTA Code of Ethics establishes ethical behavior for all physical therapists; including therapists who are not members of the APTA.
(3) Which of the following is NOT one of the stated purposes of the APTA's Code of Ethics?
(A) Provide standards of behavior and performance that form the basis of professional accountability to the public.
(B) Establish rules that define lawful physical therapy practice.
(C) Provide guidance for physical therapists facing ethical challenges.
(D) Establish standards by which the APTA can determine if a physical therapist has engaged in unethical conduct.
(4) As per the principles of the APTA's Code of Ethics, it is unethical for a physical therapist to have a sexual relationship with ____.
(A) their patient
(B) a PTA working under their supervision
(C) their physical therapy intern
(D) All of the above
(5) According to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant, PTA's shall provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a _________.
(A) physical therapist
(B) physical therapist or physician
(C) physical therapist, physician, or other qualified health professional
(D) None of the above
(6) Indiana licensed physical therapists may legally perform which of the following without a referral?
(A) Evaluate and treat a patient for not more than 24 calendar days.
(B) Spinal manipulation
(C) Sharp debridement
(D) None of the above
(7) Indiana PT licensure/PTA certification applicants may be issued no more than ____ temporary permits. Temporary permits expire upon applicant approval/disapproval or after ____ days whichever is earliest.
(A) 2, 60
(B) 2, 90
(C) 3, 90
(D) 3, 120
(8) When a person's Indiana license or certificate has been suspended under IC 25-1-9, the person must do which of the following?
(A) Notify all active patients under their care to seek the services of another licensee or certificate holder of their choice.
(B) Write a letter of appeal to the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana.
(C) Provide the Indiana Physical Therapy Committee with two professional letters of reference.
(D) Pay a fine of no less than $500 for each identified violation and attend remedial training as stipulated by the Committee.
(9) Which of the following statements regarding Indiana physical therapy continuing competency requirements is FALSE?
(A) PTs & PTAs must complete 2 hours of ethics and Indiana jurisprudence each biennial renewal period.
(B) Continuing competency hours may be carried over from one renewal period to another.
(C) Category 1 continuing competency activities must be at least one hour long and be relevant to the practice of physical therapy.
(D) Home study programs taken via computer are defined as Category 1 continuing competency activities.
(10) It is unethical for a physical therapist to ____.
(A) have a referring physician as a medical director
(B) sublease office space to a potential referral source
(C) waive a treatment co-pay for the spouse of a referring physician
(D) meet with a physician to educate them about new physical therapy techniques and interventions
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