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Oath of a Physical Therapist

As a Physical Therapist dedicated to providing the highest quality care and services, I solemnly pledge I will:

  • Respect the rights and dignity of all individuals who seek my services or with whom I work;
  • Act in a compassionate and trustworthy manner in all aspects of my services;
  • Exercise sound professional judgment while abiding by legal and ethical requirements;
  • Demonstrate integrity during interactions with colleagues, other health care providers, students, faculty, researchers, the public, and payers for the enhancement of patient care and the advancement of the profession;
  • Enhance my practice through life-long acquisition and application of knowledge, skills and professional behavior;
  • Participate in efforts to meet physical therapy and health care needs of local, national, and global communities;

Thus, with this oath, I accept the duties and responsibilities that embody the physical therapy profession.

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