Debora L. Miller, MBA, PT, FACHE: Ethics in Physical Therapy Practice and Physical Therapy Practice Act

Debora L. Miller, MBA, PT, FACHE

Ethics in Physical Therapy Practice and Physical Therapy Practice Act

Price: $35 per course (2 courses included)


Course Description

Once you register online, you will receive the one OR two video links and the post-test. Course materials will be sent via email within 24 hours. Upon completion of the post-test, return it to the University of Pittsburgh Marquette representatives via email. They will then send you a certificate of completion and validation of your one or two CEUs depending on which courses you complete.

Payment for both courses ($70 total):



Payment for 1 course only ($35 total):



All proceeds from this course will be donated to the Foundation for Physical Therapy as part of the Mercer-Marquette Challenge

 Sorry, but we are unable to issue refunds

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the participants will be able to:

Ethics in Physical Therapy

  1. Define ethics
  2. Understand behavioral norms, core values and guiding principles
  3. Explore decision trees used to make ethical decisions
  4. Understand levels of moral development
  5. Examine legal aspects of ethical situations
  6. Discuss management and leadership and ethical practice

Physical Therapy Practice Act

  1. Understand the governance structure and roles of the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy
  2. Understand the requirements for licensure in Pennsylvania
  3. Define the Personnel included in the Act
  4. Define requirements for Direct Access for Physical Therapists and the scope of practice under Direct Access
  5. Define requirements for Indirect supervision for PTAs and the levels of supervision for settings across the healthcare continuum
  6. Understand the continuing education requirements for PTs (general and direct access) and PTAs for licensure renewal
  7. Define unprofessional conduct

Continuing Education Units

General CEUs: 2 (If both courses are completed)

This course is approved in: PA & NY

About the Speaker

Debora L. Miller, PT, MBA, FACHE is Vice Dean for the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) and Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. She has nearly 20 years of experience in rehabilitation and healthcare leadership across the continuum of care, in leadership development, and in healthcare ethics and compliance program development and oversight in integrated healthcare systems. Miller has several years of teaching experience in the undergraduate Rehabilitation Science program, Master of Science program and most extensively in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program in content areas related health policy, compliance and regulations, business ethics and risk management, leadership and management skills, quality and process improvement, and current issues in healthcare. Miller has served on several SHRS, University and Board of Trustees committees as well as the Faculty Assembly and Senate Council for six years. She has served the American Physical Therapy Association in leadership roles at all levels; is faculty for the LAMP Institute for Leadership in Physical Therapy; served on the Board of the Health Policy and Administration Section of the APTA; is a member of the APTA Leadership Development Committee; and was awarded Fellow status (FACHE) with the American College of Healthcare Executives. She earned her Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in physical therapy degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.

January 25, 2018 |