DPT 831 Professional Issues III

This course is a third in a series of three courses to prepare students as ethical, moral, responsible and accountable physical therapists.  Topics in this third course include consideration of legal, ethical, generational communication, and psychosocial and end-of-life issues in patient management. In addition, expansion of knowledge is included in the areas of protected populations, cultural competence, inter-professional practice, shared decision-making, and patient/client/caregiver-provider communication. Two semester hours.