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 April 7, 2020.
APTA Code of Ethics. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved April 07, 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 April 07]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/756763/all/APTA_Code_of_Ethics.
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