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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 healthcare ethics, law, management, and policy.

He developed two widely utilized health professional practice tools: the systems approach to ethical decision-making and the four-quadrant legal-ethical issues practice grid. Dr. Scott is the author of 13 textbooks, most recently Legal Aspects of Documenting Patient Care, 4th edition (Jones & Bartlett, 2013).

Ron Scott's Continuing Education Courses

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…

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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…

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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…

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Business Law and Ethics for Physical Therapists and Health Professionals

Business Law and Ethics for Physical Therapists and Health Professionals

Video Runtime: 79 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 24 Minutes

This course provides a concise overview of current business law issues and concerns impacting physical and occupational therapists and all rehabilitation professionals… Read Morearrow_right

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Alabama Physical Therapy Practice Act & Rules, Jurisprudence & Ethics

Alabama Physical Therapy Practice Act & Rules, Jurisprudence & Ethics

Video Runtime: 96 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 46 Minutes

This course provides a concise summary of the Alabama Physical Therapy Practice Act and Board of Physical Therapy Administrative Code. It also includes discussion… Read Morearrow_right

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Hawaii Jurisprudence and Ethics for Physical Therapists (2020-2022)

Hawaii Jurisprudence and Ethics for Physical Therapists (2020-2022)

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 Physical and Occupational Therapy Professionals

Ethics for Physical and Occupational Therapy Professionals

Video Runtime: 98 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 51 Minutes

This course overviews professional ethics relevant to PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs, and all other rehab professionals. Issues addressed include code of ethics principles… Read Morearrow_right

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Medical Spanish for Rehabilitation Professionals

Medical Spanish for Rehabilitation Professionals

Video Runtime: 51 Minutes, Learning Assessments: 30 Minutes

This course provides learners with a concise introduction to elemental conversational and medical Spanish. It is designed for health professionals at all levels… Read Morearrow_right

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Ethical and Legal Issues in Geriatric Rehabilitation: 2019 Update (2021)

Ethical and Legal Issues in Geriatric Rehabilitation: 2019 Update (2021)

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…

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Ethicolegal Issues for Pediatric Physical Therapists (2021)

Ethicolegal Issues for Pediatric Physical Therapists (2021)

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…

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