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10.38.02.00.htm 10.38.02.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 38 BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINERS Chapter 02 Code of Ethics Authority: Health Occupations Article, §1-212, 13-206, and 13-316, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.38.02.01.htm 10.38.02.01. 01 Code of Ethics.. A. The physical therapist and physical therapist assistant shall provide care, regardless of race, creed, color, age, sex, or national origin of the patient.B. The physical therapist and the physical therapist assistant shall respect the dignity of the patient.C. The physical therapist and physical therapist assistant shall protect the patient's right to privacy by not divulging confidential information without consent of the patient or guardian unless requ
10.38.02.02.htm 10.38.02.02. 02 Sexual Misconduct.. A. A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant may not engage in sexual misconduct.. B. Sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to:. 1) Sexual behavior with a client or patient in the context of a professional evaluation, treatment, procedure, or service to the client or patient, regardless of the setting in which the professional service is rendered;2) Sexual behavior with a client or patient under the pretext of diagnostic
10.38.02.03.htm 10.38.02.03. 03 Penalties.. Violation of Regulation .01 or .02 of this chapter may result in the Board taking action to reprimand a licensee or place the licensee on probation, or suspend or revoke the licensee's license. The Board may also impose a penalty not exceeding $5,000.
10.38.02.9999.htm 10.38.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 6, 1979 (6:7 Md. R. 577). Regulations .01―03 repealed and new regulations .01 and .02 adopted effective August 2, 1982 (9:15 Md. R. 1514)Regulation .01C amended effective April 24, 2006 (33:8 Md. R. 734). Regulation .01G adopted effective September 18, 2000 (27:18 Md. R. 1665). Regulation .01H―L adopted effective March 18, 2002 (29:5 Md. R. 504). Regulation .02 amended effective November 7, 1994 (21:22 Md. R. 1877).
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