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Professional Behavior

History of the profession, the professional association, professionalism, individual and cultural differences, health professional/patient relationships, medical and professional ethics, and medical legal aspects of care. The student demonstrates professional behaviors in all interactions with patients, clients, families, caregivers, and other health care providers. Enables the student to practice in a safe setting and manner to minimize risk to the patient, client, therapist, and others; be aware of the practices and ramifications of sexual harassment; identify and assess the health needs of individuals, groups, and communities including screening, prevention, and wellness programs appropriate to physical therapy; display generously as evidenced by the use of time and effort to meet patient or client needs; and demonstrate social responsibility, citizenship, and advocacy including participation in community and human service organizations and activities.

Course #
PT-GE 2281