Jan 21, 2021  
2018-2019 Supplemental Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DPT 8212 - Adminstration and Management I

Credits: 2
This course will introduce students to the social, political, organizational and financial development of the US health care system and physical therapy profession within that system.  Students will be prepared with an understanding of the legal, ethical and professional environments within which today’s effective physical therapist must operate.  Knowledge of the major forces that influence healthcare delivery will provide students with the tools to be more active and infulential participants in the current and future shaping of the profession, and to be more effective practitioners.  This course reviews healthcare financing, reimbursement and health informatics. Prerequisite(s): Admittance to the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, or for non-degree seeking students, must be a licensed Physical Therapist.