Apply the AOTA Code of Ethics to Case 9–My Neighbor’s Keeper in the required text. Answer the following prompt:

Apply the AOTA Code of Ethics to Case 9–My Neighbor’s Keeper in the required text. Answer the following prompt:

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Apply the AOTA Code of Ethics to Case 9–My Neighbor’s Keeper in the required text.Answer the following prompt: The AOTA Code of Ethics is broken down into three sections — Core Values, Principles, and Standards.  Describe at least one Core Value, Principle, and Standard from the code that would apply to the occupational therapist in the case.  You must include at least one of each; however, you may write about more than one Core Value, Principle, and Standard.   

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9. My Neighbor’s Keeper Amber Brim, DPT PT, Eric S. Swirsky, JD MA, and Ann W. Jackson DPT PT MPH Keywords and terminology: Differential Diagnosis; Malpractice; Minor Practice; Professional Boundaries Case Rupa, an occupational therapist (OT) with over 20 years of experience in early interven- tion, was approached by her neighbor and longtime friend, Shelly, who asked if she could evaluate her daughter who was six months old and showing delays in development. Rupa was aware that the child, Sarah, was conceived via in vitro fertilization and that there were no complications during the pregnancy or delivery. From baby pictures shared by Shelly, Rupa could identify Sarah as having low muscle tone and thought early intervention ser- vices would be an appropriate next step. Rupa also knew that there was a family history of autism. After providing six months of direct services, Rupa suspected that something else was contributing to Sarah’s low tone, impaired motor planning, decreased social skills, and sig- nificant delays in all aspects of development. Rupa convenes the care team consisting of Sarah’s OT, speech therapist, physical therapist, and pediatrician to recommended further medical treatment, including genetic testing and imaging to determine what could be contributing to the child’s delays. Shelly was frustrated and reported that she had been 44

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