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Overview
Regulatory Ethics
There are no prerequisites.

Course Description

Ethics and Professional Conduct for Washington CPAs: 2018 is designed to meet the four-hour ethics CPE requirement for Washington State CPAs as outlined by the Washington State Board of Accountancy. This course covers the Washington State Public Accountancy Act and the Board’s rules and policies. It also discusses the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and the key differences between Washington State law and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.



Instructor

Patricia McCarthy, MBA

Patricia McCarthy, MBA, is a partner at CFO Resources LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. Her focus is on Microsoft products, particularly Excel, and how to use these programs effectively in business. She’s also certified as an MOS expert in Excel. Patricia has been in software training for over 20 years, and her client list includes the Indiana CPA Society, which awarded her its Outstanding Discussion Leader award.

She has been a contributor to the Journal of Accountancy and has published articles in several CPA society magazines, including societies in Indiana, Missouri, Texas, and Arizona.

Patricia is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and also holds an MBA from Babson College. She was a full-time lecturer in Butler University’s School of Business for 6 years and has taught at several of Indiana’s other universities.

Patricia also has an extensive business background in audit and financial functions. She runs a blog called Chatting about Excel and More, and she writes self-study CPE courses on Microsoft Excel for Western CPE.



Course Specifics

Regulatory Ethics
Jan 2, 2018
There are no prerequisites.
SS4170631
125
None


Compliance Information

103220
Qualifies for CA Fraud: No


Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the purpose of the Public Accountancy Act of Washington State
  • Identify the sections and requirements of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) as they pertain to CPAs as well as the Washington State Board of Accountancy policies that clarify, revise, and/or add to existing rules and regulations
  • Recognize Washington state-specific statutes and rules, including ethics and prohibited practices
  • Recognize the principles and rules contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, noting the differences between the AICPA Professional Code of Conduct and Washington State law


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