Code of Ethics and Conduct for ACE Professionals

ACE Required Ethics Course

Professional Conduct & Ethics: Stay Ahead of the Game

As an ACE Certified Professional, it’s crucial to stay informed on the latest practices to limit client risk and professional liability. That’s why starting from September 13th, 2023, ACE requires all certified pros to complete 1 hour (0.1 CEC) of Professional Conduct & Ethics continuing education every 2 years to be eligible for certification renewal.

Investing time in continuing education ensures that you’re equipped with the knowledge and skills to maintain the highest ethical standards in your work with clients. Stay ahead of the game and fulfill your continuing education requirement now.

Understanding How to Function Within the ACE Code of Ethics and Conduct

An Essential Course for ACE Certified Professionals

As a leader in the health and fitness industry, it’s crucial to understand and abide by the ACE Code of Ethics. This code governs the ethical and professional conduct of all ACE Certified Professionals, ensuring client safety and promoting positive experiences.

In this refresher course, you’ll get a comprehensive understanding of the ACE Code of Ethics and the consequences of violating its principles. Through 10 engaging case studies, you’ll learn about professional boundaries, confidentiality, client referral, conflict of interest, gift policies, certification misrepresentation, misuse of intellectual property, negligence, and the scope of practice.

Upon completion, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify the purpose of the ACE Code of Ethics and understand how to function within it.
  • Operate within your certification’s scope of practice and know when to refer clients to the appropriate professional.
  • Establish and maintain professional boundaries and client privacy.
  • Determine if an ethics violation has occurred and take appropriate action.
  • Apply your learnings to various professional situations.

This course is important for both the safety of ACE Certified Professionals and their clients and should be applied in all professional situations. Enroll today to ensure you are upholding the highest ethical standards in your work as an ACE Certified Professional.



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