34.641 Business Skills in Physical Therapy

Business Skills in Physical Therapy

Course Details
Min Credits 2
Max Credits 2
Course ID 4724
Status Active

This course provides an overview of the operation of physical therapy services. The course will emphasize a micro approach concerning issues and trends related to the delivery of health care and their implications for the management of physical therapy services. Key issues will include facilities design and clinic organization, personnel management, budgeting, and operations management. Topics related to the key issues will include: marketing, quality improvement, utilization review, legal and ethical issues such as sexual harassment, and integration of the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice and the LAMP (Leadership, Administration, Management, and Professionalism) document with respect to these topics. All physical therapy graduate courses (number 34.) are restricted to PT majors only.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: Physical Therapy Graduate Students only.