Online Course - Ethics and State Regulation (Jurisprudence) of OT Practice in Tennessee
Ph.D., MPH, OTR/L
Program Director & Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
This course satisfies the ethics and jurisprudence continuing education requirements for occupational therapy practitioners in the state of Tennessee. This course will provide participants with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the American Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics and the rules and regulations that govern the practice of occupational therapy in Tennessee.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the American Occupational Therapy Association Code of Ethics.
- Explain the importance and major types of state law and regulation for OTs and OTAs.
- Distinguish between the legal requirements of state law regulating OT.
- Become familiar with the rules that govern to the practice of OT in TN.
Participants must possess basic computer skills and have access to a computer with high-speed internet connection (DSL or broadband), computer speakers, and Microsoft PowerPoint application.
The session will be accessible for one month and thus participants will
have one month to complete the course at their convenience, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, during the scheduled session.
Session: October 1-31, 2014
You must register by September 20, 2014. Once you have registered, you will receive an email with your username and password. Follow the instructions included to access the course on the Internet.