September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2024  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 260 - Professional Issues

This is a discussion of topics related to the physical therapy profession, including current healthcare and physical therapy trends, the Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS), research, evidence-based practice, licensure, and other legal and ethical aspects that influence current physical therapist assistant practice. Semester Credit Hours 2.00 Semester Credit Hours. Lecture Contact Hours: 30. Lab Contact Hours: 0. Clinical Contact Hours: 0. Prerequisites: PT 220 Orthopedic Patient Care  and PT 251 Neurological Patient Care . Corequisites: PT 210 Clinical Practicum Preparation  and PT 240 Patient Care for Special Populations .