Under the Texas Engineering Practice Act each engineer licensed in the state must spend at least one professional development hour each year reviewing professional ethics and the roles and responsibilities for Engineers.
In this course the student will study pages 51-68 of the Texas Engineering Practice Act and Board Rules (December 11, 2011 revision) and review some of the recent disciplinary actions (February 15, 2012) taken by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers to enforce the Practice Act. A fifteen-question quiz will test his or her understanding of the subject.
To earn PDH credit the student must pass a multiple choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions.
Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
The engineer’s duty to protect the public
The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
The engineer’s responsibility to the profession
The Texas law on competitive bidding for engineering services
The Texas rules for sealing engineering documents
Knowledge of how the Board administers the Texas Engineering Practice Act
Certificate of Completion
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz . PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.
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