DPT 8101 - Health and WellnessCredits: 1 Hr.
This is a lecture course that will cover a broad range of topics including areas of mental, physical, and social health. This course is designed to learn about wellness and its relationship to the provision of physical therapy. Throughout the course we will strive to teach self-responsibility and skills to promote a long and healthy life. This course will assist the student physical therapist in embracing the role of wellness in the delivery of physical therapy services as outlined in the Guideto Physical Therapist Practice. The material will include foundational knowledge, theoretical models and empirical research and the application of this material to the practice of physical therapy.