Engineering Ethics for Minnesota Professional Engineers
This online engineering PDH course presents the laws and rules of ethics and professional responsibility governing the practice of engineering in the State of Minnesota. Excerpts from Chapter 326 of the Minnesota Statutes and Chapter 1805 of the Minnesota Administrative Rules, which relate to the laws and rules of professional conduct are presented in this course.
Engineering ethics is (1) the study of moral issues and decisions confronting individuals and organizations involved in engineering and (2) the study of related questions about moral conduct, character, ideals and relationships of peoples and organizations involved in technological development (Martin and Schinzinger, Ethics in Engineering).
Since engineers are faced with frequent moral and ethical dilemmas while practicing their engineering profession, this course will provide you with moral and ethical guidance in your decision making process. Most importantly, it will provide you with insight on how to conduct, respect and protect your engineering practice with the utmost professionalism.
This 2 PDH online course is applicable to Professional Engineers licensed in the State of Minnesota and who are required to demonstrate continuing professional competency in engineering ethics as a condition of their license renewal. For each renewal period, every licensee must complete twenty four (24) professional development hours, at least two (2) of which must be relative to professional responsibility, conduct and ethics.
This PE continuing education engineering course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Familiarizing with the laws and rules regulating the practice of engineering in the State of Minnesota
- Understanding the role of the Minnesota Board and its disciplinary authority
- Learning about engineering ethics, the laws and rules of professional conduct and responsibility
- Gaining an overview of disciplinary case studies along a range of violations and their corresponding penalties
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