PTR 7633 Health Policy and Administration

This course focuses on leadership theory and principles, organizational processes, policy formation, political aspects of the Affordable Healthcare Act, and various components of private practice. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to incorporate the values of transformational leadership into their personal leadership plan, understand the progression of starting their own practice, and navigate the contemporary healthcare environment. A current research-based approach will be used to explore leadership, healthcare innovation, and political influences in order to create models that may expand the profession of physical therapy. PRE-REQUISITE(S): Successful completion of all previous coursework.