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Ethics & Jurisprudence - California Physical Therapy - 2 Hour

INSTRUCTIONS
You will need to answer 7 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) Which ethics theory proposes that right and wrong are determined by the consequences?
(A) Ethical Intuitionism
(B) Social Contract
(C) Ethical Egoism
(D) Utilitarianism
(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 student intern
(D) All of the above
(5) According to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant, PTAs 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) What is the most important goal of informed consent?
(A) Protect the health care provider against possible liability.
(B) The patient has an opportunity to be an informed participant in their health care decisions.
(C) Establish an authoritative chain of command.
(D) None of the above
(7) It is unethical for a physical therapist to _________.
(A) have a referring physician as a facility's Medical Director
(B) sublease office space to a potential referral source
(C) waive the co-pay for the spouse of a referring physician
(D) meet with a physician to educate them about new physical therapy techniques and interventions.
(8) As per the California Physical Therapy Practice Act, a physical therapist shall not supervise more than ___ physical therapist assistants at one time
(A) one
(B) two
(C) three
(D) four
(9) When performing patient related tasks, physical therapy aides are required to have ______________________.
(A) continuous and immediate supervision by a physical therapist
(B) continuous and immediate supervision by a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.
(C) general supervision by a physical therapist
(D) general supervision by a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.
(10) Which of the following is FALSE concerning California physical therapy continuing competency requirements?
(A) Licensees may complete all of their continuing education through approved home study courses.
(B) For each renewal cycle, licensees must complete two hours in ethics, laws and regulations, or some combination thereof.
(C) For each renewal cycle, licensees must complete four hours in life support for health care professionals.
(D) Each licensee must retain continuing competency completion documentation for six years after the course or activity concludes.
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