Course Number: PT 6420
Department: Physical Therapy (PT)
Provides the foundation of physical therapy administrative management principles required of physical therapists within the U.S. healthcare system. Examines the current and historical practices of the U.S. healthcare system through the lens of physical therapist delivery, including key legislation and policy changes that have impacted physical therapist delivery over time .Comparative evaluation of selected global healthcare systems is undertaken to understand differences. Discusses and applies leadership fundamentals, advocacy skills, and business and management principles to help students develop administrative skills for contemporary physical therapist practice.