Laws and Ethics for Professional Practices

PHTH 408  Laws and Ethics of Professional Practices

COURSE INFORMATION
Course Title:                Laws and Ethics of Professional Practices.
Code:                          PHTH 408.
Hours:                         Lec – 1 Hr.    Lab – 0 Hr.        Cln – 0 Hr.    Cr – 1.
Prerequisite:                None.
Level/Semester:           4th level - Spring.
Department offering the course:    Physical Therapy.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course covers topics related to the Physical Therapy as an allied health specialty. Laws and ethics that control practice in Lebanon as well as the relationship with other medical specialties and governmental foundations are discussed. Discussion concerning implementation of WCPT Code of Ethics will be done.

COURSE AIM:
At the end of this course the student will be able to gain knowledge about laws and ethics that control practice in Lebanon as well as the relationship with other medical specialties and governmental foundations. Implementation of WCPT code of ethics will be considered.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS
Illustrated lecture using white board, personal computer and data show.
Group discussion.
Research work.

LIST OF REFERENCES
Documents from the Order of Physical Therapist of Lebanon.
Not applicable.

Students are advised to visit web pages related and which are not limited to:
www.optl.org