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Course No: 34.642; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the operation of physical therapy services within the structure of the United States health care system. The course will emphasize a macro approach concerning issues and trends related to the delivery of health care and their implications for the management of physical therapy services. Key issues will include: the politics of health care, re-engineering of the health care system, reimbursement for services, managed care organizations, the code of ethics and standards of practice, and integration of the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice and the LAMP (Leadership, Administration, Management, and Professionalism) document with respect to these topics. All physical therapy graduate courses (number 34.) are restricted to PT majors only.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 2;

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