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Ron Scott, PT, JD, EdD

Ron Scott Instructor Bio:
Dr. Scott is a health law attorney-mediator and educator. He is a faculty member at Rocky Mountain University, the University of Montana, Rehab Essentials, and MedBridge Inc. Dr. Scott’s principal teaching interests include health care ethics, law, management, and policy.

He developed two widely-utilized health professional practice tools - the systems approach to ethical decision-making and the 4-quadrant legal-ethical issues practice grid. Dr. Scott is the author of thirteen textbooks, most recently Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care, 4th ed. (Jones & Bartlett, 2013).

Ron Scott's Continuing Education Courses

B.E.E.H.L.: Business, Education, Employment, Health & Labor Law Topics for Rehabilitation

B.E.E.H.L.: Business, Education, Employment, Health & Labor Law Topics for Rehabilitation

In this course, Dr. Scott discusses salient business law and education, employment, health and labor law topics pertinent to rehabilitation and other primary and supportive health professionals. The information presented in this course… Read Morearrow_right

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Human Resources Management (HRM): A Rehabilitation Focus

Human Resources Management (HRM): A Rehabilitation Focus

This case-based course examines current issues and trends in organizational theory, behavior, and culture; leadership and management principles; and human resource management issues. The online viewer will learn to effectively manage human… Read Morearrow_right

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Health Policy Issues, Documentation, Health Care Malpractice, Risk & Quality Management for Rehabilitation Professionals

Health Policy Issues, Documentation, Health Care Malpractice, Risk & Quality Management for Rehabilitation Professionals

In this course, Ron Scott overviews health policy considerations (with emphasis on World Health Organization standards and the federal Affordable Care Act); explores legal aspects of patients care documentation; examines health care malpractice;… Read Morearrow_right

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Medical Spanish for Rehabilitation Professionals: A New Approach, The Basics

Medical Spanish for Rehabilitation Professionals: A New Approach, The Basics

This course introduces health professionals to conversational and medical Spanish at an elemental entry-level, utilizing low-pressure acquisition learning techniques. Focus topics include: greetings and introductions, patient informed… Read Morearrow_right

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Legal and Ethical Issues in Geriatric Rehabilitation (2017)

Legal and Ethical Issues in Geriatric Rehabilitation (2017)

This ethics course, an integral part of MedBridge Education’s geriatric rehabilitation course series, presents salient mixed ethical and legal issues affecting geriatric health care professionals. Chapter 1 overviews, from an elder law… Read Morearrow_right

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Ethicolegal Issues for Pediatric Physical Therapists

Ethicolegal Issues for Pediatric Physical Therapists

This course overviews ethicolegal issues affecting pediatric physical therapists, including: Code of Ethics principles, core values, education law, fiduciary duty to patients under care, HIPAA and children, malpractice liability exposure… Read Morearrow_right

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Professional Ethics for Physical Therapists & Rehabilitation Professionals

Professional Ethics for Physical Therapists & Rehabilitation Professionals

This course overviews professional ethics relevant to PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs, and all other rehab professionals. Issues addressed include: Code of Ethics principles and standards for PTs, PTAs and occupational therapy professionals; core… Read Morearrow_right

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Geriatric Rehabilitation: 2019 Update

Ethical and Legal Issues in Geriatric Rehabilitation: 2019 Update

This course overviews salient ethicolegal issues facing health professionals who practice and/or teach geriatric rehabilitation and facilitate optimal health and lifestyle maintenance for their geriatric clientele. The current practice… Read Morearrow_right

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Mediating Health Care Disputes

Mediating Health Care Disputes

All primary and specialty health professionals face formidable legal challenges to successful lifelong practice, including malpractice exposure, contracting for employment, forming partnerships or limited liability businesses, and maintaining… Read Morearrow_right

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Hawaii Jurisprudence, Rules and Professional Ethics for Physical Therapists

Hawaii Jurisprudence, Rules and Professional Ethics for Physical Therapists

This course is approved by the Hawaii Board of Physical Therapy. You must take the course and pass the quizzes with an 80% average to receive an approved certificate. We check completions once a week. We send out approved certificates… Read Morearrow_right

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Ethics for Rehabilitation Professionals (PT-2019)

Ethics for Rehabilitation Professionals (PT-2019)

This course addresses salient ethical and legal issues facing rehabilitation professionals in practice. The course begins with an overview of the four foundational biomedical ethical principles, core values, and codes of ethics. State… Read Morearrow_right

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Ethics for Rehabilitation Professionals (2019)

Ethics for Rehabilitation Professionals (2019)

This course addresses salient ethical and legal issues facing rehabilitation professionals in practice. The course begins with an overview of the four foundational biomedical ethical principles, core values, and codes of ethics. State… Read Morearrow_right

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