PT 774 Clinical Decision Making: Utilizing the Guide to PT Practice

This course will provide the PT clinical doctoral learner ways to utilize the Guide to PT Practice for effective and efficient clinical decision making. The Guide to PT Practice is an organizational tool that summarizes physical therapist rights, roles, and responsibilities in treating patients/clients and provides the PT a framework for clinical decision making. The patient/client management model utilizing examination methods, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, length of visits/stay, outcome measures, and discharge planning is covered in this course. (1)