Professional Foundations III: Management and Leadership (PHTH804)
This course prepares the student to manage physical therapy practice in a contemporary environment. Theories and principles of leadership and management are utilized to guide and evaluate the practice of physical therapy services. Topics addressed include: organizational behavior, human resource management, financial planning, budgeting, elements of payment for services, quality improvement, risk management, and marketing strategies. This course examines the legislative process, liability issues, and legal structure of organizations affecting the practice of physical therapy in the U.S.