Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Learning Outcomes

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) - Learning Outcomes

The student will have the opportunity to develop the following knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors:

  1. Provide professional physical therapy services to diverse populations consistent with American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) standards.

  2. Perform autonomous entry-level physical therapy skills in a safe manner.

  3. Facilitate culturally sensitive communication using consultative and collaborative skills as a part of the health care team.

  4. Design evidence-based physical therapy treatment plans using clinical reasoning for optimal patient-centered care.

  5. Exercise professional conduct that is consistent with the ethical and legal practice of physical therapy.

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