May 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

DPT 702 - The Business of Healthcare

3 credit(s)
The principles of organizing, planning, directing, managing, controlling and communicating are related to the management of healthcare services. This course provides an overview of the principles of healthcare management from a fiscal, personnel, and administrative perspective. The impact of a constantly changing healthcare system on reimbursement, program cost effectiveness, outcome management, cultural diversity and ethical decision making is addressed. This course prepares the entry level physical therapist to manage and administrate co-workers, colleagues and oneself as a professional and licensed physical therapist. Students gain experience and understanding of program development by designing programs and systems for evaluating program effectiveness.
Prerequisite(s): Physical therapy major and DPT III status; or permission of instructor.

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