Code of Ethics

As a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Dalhousie's School of Physiotherapy abides by the Code of Ethics and Rules of Conduct as set out by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

The Code of Ethics and Rules of Conduct of the CPA stress the necessity for each physiotherapist to act with integrity, accountability and judgment in the best interests of the client, society and the profession. Implied, also, is the responsibility to recognize the scope of practice of the profession and personal limitations.

The Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapists Code of Ethics [PDF - 150kB] states: "Physiotherapists are committed to practice with competence, to act with integrity, to honour the right and dignity of all individuals and to recognize their responsibility to society while acting in the public interest."