PTA 260 - Evidence Based Practice and Ethics in Physical Therapy

(Three hours theory per week) This course will provide the PTA a basis for advanced clinical practice including review of Ethics and Evidence Based Practice (EBP) skills necessary to become reflective practitioners and critical consumers of rehabilitation literature. This is done through exploring research philosophy, understanding critical inquire, research design, descriptive statistics, and concepts of correlation, reliability, and validity. In addition, concepts related to ethical obligations of healthcare practitioners, professionalism in practice, and the introduction of legal and moral issues and dilemmas regarding healthcare trends will be covered.

Semester hours: 3.0

Prerequisites:

Last updated: 03/17/2020