Code of Ethics

  • Provide appropriate care and treatment to their patients.
  • Recognize and work within the limits of practitioner’s competence.
  • Conduct professional practice, carry obligations and privileges.
  • Be honest and trustworthy to their patients.
  • Treat every client politely and considerately.
  • Never abuse their professional position.
  • Obtain informed consent for all examination, assessment and treatments from patients.
  • Keep professional therapist-patient boundary, and with good communication when examining or treating intimate areas, which include, but are not limited to, a patient’s mouth, groyne, pubis, perineum, breast and anus. Special consent has to be obtained.
  • Listen to patients and show care and respect to them. Responding promptly and constructively to criticism and complaints.
  • Maintain and develop professional knowledge and skills. Complete 30 hours continue education per year.
  • Refer to other healthcare professionals to protect patients from risk if needed.
  • Respect the skills of other healthcare professionals and co-operate with them.
  • Take full and accurate case histories. Maintain full and accurate clinical notes.
  • Keep patient information secure and confidential. Respect patients’ dignity, personality and privacy.