Laws & Ethics PT/OT with Martin Yuson JD, PT

Laws & Ethics with Martin Yuson JD, PT

Location : Coming soon!

Time : 8:30AM - 12:30PM

Date : coMING SOON!

CEUs : 0.4 ( 4 Contact hours) 

cost : tbd.

Level of instruction : Basic

About the Speaker : 

P. Martin Yuson is licensed both as a physical therapist and as an attorney in California.  He currently works for Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG) as a Practice Specialist in Rehabilitative Services. He serves mainly as an operational consultant for occupational therapy (OT), physical therapy (PT), and speech-language pathology (SLP) services.  Among other responsibilities, his work includes: clarifying questions related to therapy scope of practice, clinical operations, and documentation compliance; addressing issues related to contracted therapy providers; and helping implement policies, laws, and regulations pertinent to the rehab professions.

Prior to joining Kaiser Permanente SCPMG, Martin worked for the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services, the Adventist Health System, and as a private consultant on issues pertinent to the rehab professions.  His clinical and legal backgrounds have led him to develop expertise in the areas of OT, PT, and SLP scope of practice and defensible documentation.

What's Included? : 4 hour course with Handouts, Brunch with Mimosas or Orange Juice. ( Brunch options - To Be Determined soon!)

Registration : CLOSED.

Satisfies Laws & Ethics portion of CA PT board!

- To gain an introductory understanding of the American legal system as it relates to healthcare and healthcare documentation
- To be aware of legal causes of action common in the physical therapy profession and how they are applied to specific cases
- To review the APTA Code of Ethics, including core values, principles, and how they apply to physical therapy clinical practice and management

Course Outline (Lecture)

8:15-8:30 - Registration

8:30-9:00 AM Overview of American Legal System

9:00-10:00 AM Legal Aspects of Healthcare documentation

10-11:30 AM Common Legal Causes of Action in Physical Therapy Practice

11:30AM - 12:30 PM Ethics