DPT 731 : Professional Issues I: Introduction

First in a series of six courses integrated throughout the DPT program, this course has been designed to prepare students as ethical, moral, responsible and accountable physical therapists. Topics include the history of the profession and its evolution to the doctoral level, the role of the national association, psychosocial considerations in patient management, ethical and legal issues, and the teaching/learning process. Students are provided with opportunities to explore service learning and to engage with the, local, national and international professional communities.



Semester Hours