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Physical Therapy Continuing Education Course

Moral Courage in Healthcare

Lecture Name

Moral Courage in Healthcare     $59.90

This lecture is part of the following course:
Practical Ethics for Physical Therapists, 2018


What makes the Hottentot so hot? What puts the ‘ape’ in ape-ricot? What do PTs and PTAs need to practice ethically? Yes, the answer is courage! In the case of the latter, moral courage. This course will explore elements related to moral sensitivity, moral judgment and moral action. Participants will examine contemporary ethical issues and reflect on how ethical decisions may be put into practice.

Continuing education credits

This course is acceptable for credit in most states for PTs and PTAs. To see the full list of courses approved for continuing education in your state, visit our courses page and filter for "Physical Therapist" or "Physical Therapist Assistant" and your state of licensure.

Contact Hours: 2.00


Difficulty: Intermediate

Goals & Objectives:

At the completion of this lecture, the learner will be able to:

  1. Define moral sensitivity.
  2. Define moral judgment.
  3. Define and describe the elements of moral courage.
  4. Describe how moral courage can be developed.
  5. List the risks of demonstrating moral courage.
  6. Develop strategies to anticipate and manage the consequences of moral action.
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