Texas Engineers Professional Ethics - Revised for 2015

Course Number: ET-1041
Credit: 1 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: John P. Greaney, P.E.
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Overview

In Texas Engineers Professional Ethics - Revised for 2015, you'll learn ...

  • The more salient excerpts from Section 137 of the Texas Engineering Practice Act
  • The difference between a conflict of interest and an apparent conflict of interest
  • How to determine if you are guilty of "plan stamping"
  • Recent Texas board disciplinary actions

Overview

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Credit: 1 PDH

Length: 9 pages

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.

In this course the student will study several excerpts from Section 137 of the Texas Engineering Practice Act and Board Rules (December 17, 2013 revision) and review some of the recent disciplinary actions (February 13, 2014) taken by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers to enforce the Practice Act. The student will also review several case studies describing ethical dilemmas encountered in engineering practice.

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 rules for sealing enginering documents and the ethical violation of "plan stamping."
  • 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 consisting of 10 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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This course is applicable to professional engineers in:
Texas (P.E.)
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