Ethics and Professionalism in Physical therapy

PHTH 211  Ethics and Professionalism in Physical Therapy

C O U R S E   I N F O R M A T I O N
Course Title:                Ethics and Professionalism in Physical Therapy.
Code:                          PHTH 211.
Hours:                         Lec – 3 Hr.    Lab – 0 Hr.    Cln – 0 Hr.    Cr – 3.
Prerequisite:                None.
Level/Semester:           1st level - Fall.
Department offering the course: Physical Therapy.

C O U R S E   D E S C R I P T I O N
This course prepares the students for professional practices that will be used throughout the curriculum and their professional careers. It provides an overview of the physical therapy as a profession and covers the scope and standards of practice for physical therapy with emphasis on the ethical/legal considerations administration of the physical therapy services, patient/client management (guidelines for documentation), and education.

C O U R S E   A I M
At the end of this course the student will be able to build up knowledge and skills necessary for physical therapy profession including regulations and ethical considerations, concepts of disability and rehabilitation steps, principles of decision making in both patient management and administration, and about different learning and teaching strategies and their application in the field of physical therapy

T E A C H I N G   A N D   L E A R N I N G   M E T H O D S :
Illustrated lecture using white board, personal computer and data show. Group discussion.
Research work.

L I S T   O F   R E F E R E N C E S :
Peter M. Ginter, W. Jack Duncan, Linda E. Swayne. Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations, 7th edition, San Francisco: Jossy-Bass, 2013.
Leigh W. Cellucci and Carla Wiggins, Essential Techniques for Healthcare Managers. Chicago: Health Administration Press, 2010.
Michael    A.    Pagliarulo,    Introduction    to    Physical    Therapy.    3rd    edition,    St    Louis: Mosby/Elsevier, 2007.
Eric  Shamus,  Debra  Feingold  Stern,  Effective  Documentation  for  Physical  Therapy Professionals, 2nd edition, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2011.
M. Plack, Teaching and Learning in Physical Therapy: From Classroom to Clinic, 1st edition, Slack Incorporated, 2011.
Peter M. Ginter, W. Jack Duncan, Linda E. Swayne. Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations, 7th edition, San Francisco: Jossy-Bass, 2013.
Leigh W. Cellucci and Carla Wiggins, Essential Techniques for Healthcare Managers. Chicago: Health Administration Press, 2010.
Michael    A.    Pagliarulo,    Introduction    to    Physical    Therapy.    3rd    edition,    St    Louis: Mosby/Elsevier, 2007.
Eric  Shamus,  Debra  Feingold  Stern,  Effective  Documentation  for  Physical  Therapy Professionals, 2nd edition, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2011.
M. Plack, Teaching and Learning in Physical Therapy: From Classroom to Clinic, 1st edition, Slack Incorporated, 2011.

Students are advised to visit web pages related and which are not limited to:
http://www.wcpt.org
http://www.optl.org
http://www.moph.gov.lb/Pages/Home.aspx
http://www.learningandteaching.info