Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2012-2013
PT 701 Professional Issues I 1 sem. hr.
This course is an introduction to the profession of physical therapy. Distinguishing factors of a profession, including the history of the profession and responsibilities of health care professionals are covered. Students are introduced to national, state and regional professional organizations. The topics of legal and ethical considerations are also covered. Students are guided through the discovery of practice expectations and the growth of the profession over the past century. Students are also expected to participate in professional development activities.
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