★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 2-2S-0 6W)
The study of professional regulatory responsibilities and medical-legal topics including registration, continuing competence, conduct and discipline, professional standards of practice, medical-legal considerations and the litigation process. Fundamentals of business practice, funding structures, and business ethics will be examined in the context of professional practice. Prerequisite: PTHER 526.
★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4S-0 15W)
Introduction to physical therapy including theory and concepts of rehabilitation science. Content will include communication, professional ethics and conduct, disability issues, models of disablement, client centered principles and self reflection. A model of practice and clinical decision making will be presented.