Ethics and Pro. Devel. Exam 1
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a systematic study of rules of conduct behavior that guides behavior
refelct societal values, morals, and norms. determines what is and is not acceptable
articulate the duties that members of the discipline have. based on the beliefs and values that a profession supports
code of ethics
serves as a guide for individual practitioners and for a profession
history of OT dates back a _____________
history of ethics dates back a ______________
ancient world. medieval europe, the enlightenment
what three eras were a contribution to OT?
this religion has provided guidance regarding appropriate behavior
influence of Taoism; examples of ethical principles of society
influence of Hippocrates and Socrates; Hippocratic Oath, teachings of Socrates on values and beliefs
this religious era established rules and standards of work; an early example of using values as an aspirational guide for behavior
this religious period believed that people could improve the state of humankind
knowledge, freedom, happiness
what were the goals humans were thought to be?
occupational therapy code of ethics
referred to as "the code"
preamble, core values, principles, standards of conduct, and appendices
what are the 5 main components of the code of ethics?
when was the most recent revision done to the code of ethics?
how many revisions have been done to the code of ethics?
complaint and investigation
OT practitioners who do not adhere to code of ethics are subject to a process of _____________ and _____________.
dismissal, fine, disciplinary actions
list the three possible results of an investigation
a formal expression of disapproval that is communicated privately
a formal expression of disapproval that is publicly reported
continued membership is conditional
removal of association membership for a specified period of time
permanent denial of association membership
certification program for OTs
when did AOTA establish the certification program for OTs
AOTA transferred responsibility for certification of OT practitioners to the American Occupational Therapy Certification Board
have the legislative authority to license OT practitioners
regulate the practice of OT and protect public from injury
what is the purpose of licensure
professional organization (national)
Alabama Occupational Therapy Association- state
board certification (national)
licensure board; Alabama state board of occupational therapy
standards of right and wrong; how we judge
situations where there are no clear definitions of right and wrong
occurs after facing a dilemma and made a choice based on your values
provides aspiration core values that guide OT personnel and delineates ethical principles and standards of conduct
what are the two purposes of the code?
altruism, equality, freedom, justice, dignity, truth, prudence
what are the seven core values of the code
unselfish concern for the welfare of others
all individuals have fundamental human rights and the right to the same opportunities
valuing each person's right to exercise autonomy and demonstrate independence, initiative, and self-direction
provide OT services for all persons in need of services; maintaining a goal-directed and objective relationship with recipients of service
valuing, promoting, and preserving the inherent worth and uniqueness of each person
be faithful to facts and reality
governing and disciplining oneself through the use of reason
beneficence, non-maleficence, autonomy, justice, veracity, fidelity
list the six principles of the code of ethics
demonstrate a concern for the well-being and safety of persons; taking action to promote good, prevent harm, and remove harm
refrain from actions that cause harm
respect the right of the person to self-determination, privacy, confidentiality, and consent
right to be left alone; free from interference of others to act autonomously
act autonomously and have access to the means necessary to carry out ones actions
promote equity, inclusion, and objectivity in the provision of OT services
provide comprehensive, accurate, and objective information when representing the profession
treat all clients, colleagues, and other professionals with respect, fairness discretion, and integrity
revision for AOTA 2020 occupational therapy code of ethics, reorganized the code by dividing the 2015 code into 5 parts
history of AOTA code of ethics
when was the first official AOTA ethical code established? when did work begin to establish it?
health insurance portability and accountability act of 1996
when was the code first distributed?