DPT 731: Professional Issues I

Credits 2.0

First in a series of three courses integrated throughout the curriculum to prepare students as ethical, moral, responsible and accountable physical therapists. Topics in this course include the history of the profession, role of the professional association, values of the profession, ethical and legal contemporary practice issues and an introduction to civic engagement within the physical therapy curriculum. Emphasis in this first course is on the history of the profession and the evolution of a doctoral profession.