Professional Ethics for Pennsylvania CPAs

4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics


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Professional Ethics for Pennsylvania CPAs

Course Level
CPE Credits

4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics

Course Description

Designed exclusively for Pennsylvania CPAs, this comprehensive 4-hour course offers a dual benefit: fulfilling the professional ethics CPE requirement and enhancing ethical reasoning skills. The course features an in-depth look at the core values of the CPA profession, merged seamlessly with the study of ethical standards as per the Pennsylvania Board of Accountancy rules and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. The added benefit comes from engaging case studies that provide practical applications of these ethical standards in real-world scenarios. Participants will come away from this course with a heightened sense of ethical awareness and the ability to apply ethical principles confidently in their professional practices, ensuring compliance with state regulations and maintaining the integrity of the CPA profession.

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Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize ethics from an overall and professional perspective
  • Recognize the ethical standards contained in the Pennsylvania Board of Accountancy rules
  • Recognize the ethical standards contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
August 31, 2023

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


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Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.

Meet The Experts

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Joseph Helstrom, CPA, is a partner at CFO Resources, LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. He’s also the owner of Mill Creek Publishing LLC. Joe has over 30 years of experience as a CPA in both public accounting and industry, with extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury, tax, information technology, legal and regulatory matters, and strategic planning. After graduation from Butler University with a degree in accounting, Joe got his start at Ernst & Young. Subsequent to that, he has served for several different companies as a chief financial officer; director of treasury and …