Engineering Ethics for New Jersey 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 New Jersey. Excerpts from Title 45, Chapter 8 of the New Jersey Statutes and Title 13, Chapter 40 of the New Jersey Regulations, which relate to the rules of profession 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 New Jersey 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 the law and rules professional responsibility, conduct and ethics.
This PE continuing education engineering course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Overview of the laws and rules regulating the practice of engineering in the State of New Jersey
- Understanding the roles of the New Jersey Board as well as its disciplinary authority
- Learning about engineering ethics and the laws and rules of professional conduct and responsibility
- Review of ethical and disciplinary case studies depicting various violations and their corresponding penalties
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