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Ethics & Jurisprudence - Mississippi Physical Therapy - 3 Hour

You will need to answer 7 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) _______ is the theory that proposes ethical behavior is a result of developed or inherent character traits.
(A) Virtue Ethics
(B) Utilitarianism
(C) Social Contract Theory
(D) Ethical Intuitionism
(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, 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
(6) Gifts from companies to PTs are acceptable only when ____.
(A) each professional in the field receives the same gift without regard to previous product usage
(B) the primary purpose is the enhancement of patient care and medical knowledge.
(C) the company is introducing a new product or service to the market.
(D) permission is received from the professional's employer
(7) Which of the following is NOT one of the specific circumstances that Mississippi licensed PTs may provide physical therapy treatment without a referral?
(A) A child with a diagnosed developmental disability.
(B) A patient in a nursing home.
(C) An athlete with an acute musculoskeletal injury.
(D) A patient receiving PT care as part of a home health agency.
(8) Which of the following is a Mississippi physical therapy biennial continuing education requirement?
(A) At least 25% of CCUs must be directly related to the clinical practice of physical therapy.
(B) 3 hours of ethics, professionalism, or jurisprudence.
(C) At least 15 of the 30 required CCUs must be from certified activities.
(D) All of the above
(9) How frequently must a supervising PT re-evaluate and render personal treatment to a patient receiving physical therapy from a PTA?
(A) Monthly
(B) Bimonthly
(C) Every fifth visit
(D) Once every 6th PTA visit or once every 30th calendar day, whichever occurs first.
(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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