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Ethics - Illinois Physical Therapy - 3 Hour

You will need to answer 7 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) Which statement regarding ethics theories is CORRECT?
(A) Utilitarianism is the theory that right and wrong is determined by consequence.
(B) Social Contract Theory proposes that each person should do whatever promotes their own best interests.
(C) Ethical Egoism is based on the theory that ethical behavior is a result of inherent character traits
(D) Natural Law Theory proposes that moral code is created by the people who form societies.
(2) 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.
(3) 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 student intern
(D) All of the above
(4) 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 ___________.
(A) physical therapist
(B) physical therapist or physician
(C) physical therapist, physician, or other qualified health care professional
(D) None of the above
(5) Informed consent must always be specific to _________.
(A) the individual patient
(B) the clinical situation
(C) the recommended plan of care
(D) All of the above
(6) A circumstance in which a personal interest displaces the professional's primary commitment to the patient's welfare is known as ________.
(A) fiduciary displacement
(B) blind egoism
(C) a double bind situation
(D) boundary neglect
(7) Gifts from companies to physical therapists are acceptable only when ___.
(A) the primary purpose is the enhancement of patient care and medical knowledge
(B) each professional in the field receives the same gift without regard to previous product usage
(C) the company is introducing a new product or service to the market.
(D) permission is received from the professional's employer
(8) As per the Illinois Physical Therapy Practice Act, a PTA must practice under the _____ supervision of a licensed physical therapist who maintains ______ contact with the PTA.
(A) general; continuous
(B) on-site; occasional
(C) direct; daily
(D) indirect; weekly
(9) Which of the following is FALSE regarding Illinois physical therapy continuing education requirements?
(A) Licensees must complete at least 3 hours of education related to the ethical practice of physical therapy each licensure period.
(B) A maximum of 50% of the total CE requirement may be earned through web-based courses.
(C) Up to 10 hours of CE credit may be obtained for attendance at inservices.
(D) Credit is not given for courses taken in Illinois from unapproved sponsors.
(10) It is unethical for a physical therapist to _________.
(A) have a physician as a medical director
(B) sublease office space to a potential referral source
(C) waive the insurance 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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