Administrative and Management Keys for Contemporary Physical Therapist Practice

PTH 6235 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Introduces physical therapists to the latest delivery models of practice and offers the underlying rationale for recent and pending evolutionary reform changes affecting practice. Expounds upon both the clinical and administrative responsibility and accountability essential for all contemporary physical therapy practice success. Presents the clinical competencies that are essential and define direct-access physical therapy. Explores additional administration and management concepts with regard to developing a business plan; managing finances, facilities, and staff; assessing outcomes; and engaging in marketing and public relations. Reviews current trends in payment for physical therapy services as related to implementing the marketing strategies necessary to promote and defend autonomous, yet collaborative, models of physical therapy care.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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