- Using the Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant, which Standard (1-8) do you feel is the most important to protect consumers? Why?
- Provide examples of applying at least 4 of the Standard Obligations (#A-E) for being a valuable physical therapy provider.
- Read the Tammany, et al. paper, “Are Productivity Goals in Rehabilitation Practice Associated With Unethical Behaviors Download Are Productivity Goals in Rehabilitation Practice Associated With Unethical Behaviors?” Define productivity in physical therapy and describe 2 potential ethical conflicts with productivity requirements.
- Based on this study and your own clinical observations, describe 3 actions that you can take as a PTA to address productivity and reduce the potential for unethical behavior.
Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.