MPT Code of Ethics

The University of Manitoba program in Physical Therapy graduates reflective practitioners who are prepared to meet the challenges of client-centered, evidence based practice.

 All of the following statements may apply to interaction with students, professors, colleagues, other health care professionals, clients and the client’s family and/or support system.

Professional Attitude and Behaviour
  • We will respect the rights, values, and beliefs of others.
  • We will be empathetic and compassionate.
  • We will be accountable for our actions and resulting outcomes.
  • We will value the contribution of all individuals and work collaboratively during our interactions.
  • We will uphold our professional integrity by using objective judgement and honesty.
  • We will conduct ourselves in an ethical and responsible manner.
  • We will advocate for the best possible patient/client outcome.
  • We will use effective and appropriate communication.
  • We will maintain professionalism and objectivity.
Knowledge and Skills
  • We will accurately and effectively self-evaluate and be responsible for maintaining quality of care.
  • We will practice individualized, safe and appropriate care.
  • We will integrate our academic knowledge, skills and experience into evidence-based clinical practice.
  • We will be responsible for life-long learning.
Support of the Profession

  • We will participate in the mentorship of fellow students and colleagues.
  • We will assume leadership roles in the community and as part of a patient’s health care team when warranted.
  • We will promote community health and well-being.
  • We will be committed to the promotion of the profession.
  • We will advance the art and science of physical therapy by supporting research.
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