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PTRM 6028 Public Health and Physical Therapy (Fall and Spring)

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Credits: 2

Course Description:

The relationship between public health and physical therapy practice is explored. Selected issues in the purview of physical therapy and critical to the health of the public is analyzed to foster an understanding of the processes of public health practice. The relationships among existing data, public policy, policy implementation, future policy needs, and strategies for policy change are discussed for each issue.

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