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Standards of Professional Conduct

Course Outline

Besides meeting specific requirements, such as education, experience, and examination, an engineer/surveyor must get familiar with the standards of professional conduct in order to practice engineering/surveying in any state. While the detailed standards vary from state to state, the basic requirements for the licensing qualifications and professional conduct are very similar throughout the United States. In this course, the student is required to study the Standards of Professional Conduct contained in North Carolina and Georgia Board Rules. In addition, the student needs to review Part 29 - Unprofessional Conduct in New York Board Rules.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.

Learning Objective

The purpose of this course is to get familiar with the rules of professional conduct. Upon completing the course, the student will

Course Content

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Standards of Professional Conduct (14 pages, PDF format).

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Course Summary

To safeguard the life, health, property and welfare of the public, licensed professional engineers and land surveyors must obey the rules of professional conduct (the Rules). A licensee who violates the Rules may be subject to disciplinary action, such as a fine, reprimand, suspension or revocation of the license.

Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered professional engineer. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.