A code of ethics that sets forth ethical principles for the physical therapy profession. According to its preamble, all physical therapists are responsible for maintaining and promoting ethical and competent practice and establishing a standard of conduct. This code of ethics, adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), sets forth principles that define the roles of physical therapists as clinicians, educators, researchers, consultants, and health care administrators.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "APTA Code of Ethics." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756763/all/APTA_Code_of_Ethics.
APTA Code of Ethics. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756763/all/APTA_Code_of_Ethics. Accessed February 27, 2020.
APTA Code of Ethics. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved February 27, 2020, from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756763/all/APTA_Code_of_Ethics
APTA Code of Ethics [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2020 February 27]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756763/all/APTA_Code_of_Ethics.
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