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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTU 304 - Professional Development I

This is the first in a series of five courses with a comprehensive and contemporary foundation in the issues pertinent to the physical therapy profession. This course explores the history of the profession, the scope of practice (legal and ethical), and education in the profession. It introduces the students to professional values and behavior, including communication and feedback techniques, and the assessment of professional behavior. Students will also gain an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of the profession from such documents as Core Values of the Profession and Professional Behaviors for the 21st Century. Additional course fee required.

Prerequisites & Notes
Course Codes: R. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3

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