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Ethics & Jurisprudence - Georgia Physical Therapy - 4 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 ethical behavior is a result of inherent character traits.
(B) Social Contract Theory proposes that right and wrong is determined by consequence
(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 moral code is created by the people who form societies.
(2) Which of the following 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 ethical behavior is established by the normative standards practiced by others in the same profession.
(D) All of the above are true.
(3) 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
(4) 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
(5) According to the GA PT Practice Act (43-33-18), PTs may treat without consultation under which of the following conditions?
(A) Services are provided for the purpose of fitness, wellness, or prevention that is not related to the treatment of an injury or ailment.
(B) The patient returns within 60 days of discharge of previously diagnosed and treated condition; and the PT has either a Masters or Doctorate PT degree, or at least 2 years of practical PT experience.
(C) Both A and B
(D) None of the above
(6) Which of the following is FALSE regarding GA physical therapy continuing competence requirements (Chapter 490-4)?
(A) The deadline to complete the biannual requirement is December 31 of each odd year.
(B) Continuing competency should have content beyond the licensee’s present level of knowledge or competence.
(C) Continuing competency activities must be pre-approved by the Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy
(D) Licensees must complete 4 hours of ethics & jurisprudence education each licensure biennium.
(7) Which of the following is TRUE regarding supervision requirements?
(A) In an institutional setting, PTAs must have continuous on-site supervision by a PT.
(B) In a home health setting, the supervising PT must review all patients being treated by the assistant at least one time per week.
(C) In all settings, physical therapy aides must have general supervision by a PT or physician.
(D) All of the above
(8) Which of the following is stipulated in the Georgia PT Code of Ethics (490-9)?
(A) The PT shall provide optimal physical therapy care for all patients regardless of patient race, gender, age, religion, disability or sexual orientation.
(B) The PT's ability to make independent judgment must not be limited or compromised by professional affiliations, including employment relationships.
(C) PTs are not to delegate to a less qualified person any activity which requires the unique skills, knowledge, and judgment of a PT.
(D) All of the above
(9) Which of the following may perform preventative services?
(A) Licensed physical therapist
(B) Licensed physical therapist assistant
(C) Both A & B
(D) None of the above
(10) Physical therapists may ____________.
(A) Apply and store medications that are used within the scope of physical therapy practice.
(B) Routinely waive insurance plan deductibles and co-payments in order to induce or attract patients.
(C) Offer something of value to a referral source in direct response for the referral of patients.
(D) All of the above
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