Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant -- as stated on the APTA Web site: "...delineate the ethical obligations of all physical therapist assistants as determined by the House of Delegates of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)."
Refer to the following article from PTinMotion for resources on HIPAA and health information technology:
Wojciechowski, M. (2019). New technology: Keeping it ethical, keeping it real. PTinMotion, 11(10), 30-39.
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Values-based Behaviors for the PTA -- as stated on the APTA Web site: "...provides definitions and sample indicators (examples, not an exhaustive list) that describe the actions the physical therapist assistant (PTA) would perform to express the 8 values most commonly associated with PTAs:
2. Caring and Compassion
3. Continuing Competence
6. PT/PTA Collaboration
8. Social Responsibility
Values-based Behaviors Self-Assessment for the Physical Therapist Assistant -- as stated on the APTA Web site: "...This self-assessment tool is intended to: 1) increase awareness about the values-based behaviors; and 2) provide a format for documenting the frequency with which he or she demonstrates the eight values-based behaviors on sample indicators (behaviors not intended to be an exhaustive list)."