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Sinclair College

PTA 1375 Professional Issues II

Professional responsibilities in the health care setting including, but not limited to: communication, ethics & values, documentation/billing, career development, business management, and cultural diversity; Exploration of specialty and niche areas of physical therapy practice; Preparation for clinical practicum.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Rehabilitation Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  

Outcomes

  • Students will identify basic techniques in the treatment of patients with pathologies resulting from dysfunction in the lymphatic, urologic, and genital & reproductive systems at a refinement level.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate ethics, values and responsibilities in the healthcare environment at a refinement level.
  • Students will recognize critical elements within the plan of care established by the physical therapist at a refinement level.
  • Students will demonstrate competence in identifying selected components of interventions identified in the plan of care established by the physical therapist at a refinement level.
  • Students will demonstrate competence in identifying components of data collection skills essential for carrying out the plan of care established by the physical therapist by administering tests and measures (before, during, and after interventions) at a refinement level.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate participation in the healthcare environment at an introductory and refinement level.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate practice management in the healthcare environment at an introductory and refinement level.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1