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Reviews of numerous documents and guidelines published on occupational therapy ethics, including the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (A.O.T.A.) Code of Ethics, were utilized in the preparation of the following. Each licensed Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistant shall:</P> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.01(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Adhere to the code of ethics as adopted and published by the Board;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.01(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Demonstrate concern for the safety and well-being of the recipients of their services and ensure services and fees are provided in a fair and equitable manner;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.01(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Take measures to ensure each recipient's safety and avoid imposing or inflicting harm, avoid exploitation in any manner in therapeutic relationships, use professional judgment and objectivity at all times, avoid any compromise in the provision of services, and accept responsibility for professional actions;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.01(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Respect recipients, assuring their rights and observing confidentiality at all times;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.01(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Strive to achieve and continually maintain high standards of competence and take responsibility for competence through professional development and educational activities;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.01(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Comply with laws and rules of the State of Georgia and the Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy, encourage peers to adhere to the Code of Ethics of the profession, and reporting any breaches of the Code of Ethics to the proper authority;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.01(7)">(7)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Provide accurate and complete information when representing the profession; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.01(8)">(8)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Treat all colleagues and other professionals with respect, fairness, discretion and integrity.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/671-4-.02" name="671-4-.02" title="671-4-.02">Rule 671-4-.02 Unprofessional Conduct Defined. Amended</a></h2> <P>Unprofessional conduct shall include, but not be limited to, the following:</P> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.02(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Obtaining or attempting to obtain a license by fraud, misrepresentation, orconcealment of material facts;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.02(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Violating the ethics of occupational therapy as set forth by the Georgia Board of Occupational Therapy;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.02(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Being grossly negligent in the practice of occupational therapy or as an occupational therapy assistant;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.02(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Using drugs or intoxicating liquors to the extent that these effect the licensee's professional competence;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.02(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Practicing occupational therapy after being adjudged mentally incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.02(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Being convicted of a crime other than minor offenses defined as "minor misdemeanors","violations" or "offenses" in any court if the acts for which he or she was convicted are found by the Board to have a direct bearing on whether he or she should been trusted to serve the public in the capacity of an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.02(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Using or holding yourself out as being able to utilize occupational therapy techniques involving physical agent modalities when not certified by the Board to use physical agent modalities;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.02(h)">(h)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Having committed any other conduct which ordinary and reasonable individuals would consider unprofessional.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="671-4-.02(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Failing to adhere to the provisions of the 'Consumer Information and Awareness Act' as codified in O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=43-1-33&amp;title=43#" target="_newtab">43-1-33</a>.</td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/671-4-.01" name="671-4-.01" title="671-4-.01">Rule 671-4-.01 Ethics of Occupational Therapy</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/671-4-.02" name="671-4-.02" title="671-4-.02">Rule 671-4-.02 Unprofessional Conduct Defined. 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