DPT 731A Professional Issues IA

First in a series of three courses integrated throughout the curriculum to prepare students as ethical, moral, responsible and accountable physical therapists.  Topics in the series include the history of the profession, the role of the professional association, values of the profession, ethical and legal issues, psychosocial considerations in patient management, administration/management issues, and the teaching/learning process.  Students provided opportunities through service learning and other activities to engage with the professional community, with the college community and with the local, national and international communities.  Emphasis in the first course is on the history of the profession and the evolution into a doctoral profession. 

One Semester Hour