Ethical Principles Governing Physical Therapy in British Columbia
The College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia’s code of ethical conduct sets out the ethical principles governing the conduct of members of the physical therapy profession in British Columbia. It is a moral anchor that assures clients, the public, and other health-care providers that members of the profession strive for the highest standards of ethical conduct.
The Code of Ethical Conduct applies to all physical therapists in all contexts of practice and through all stages of their careers. It must always be used in conjunction with relevant federal and provincial legislation and with regulations, policies, procedures, and standards that regulate professional practice.