PTY 614L: Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Therapist Practice Lab

Class Program

This course assists students to develop and practice effective therapeutic relationship skills useful in today's challenging health care environment.  Topics include:  reflective practice, methods for effective stress management, values/beliefs as a foundation for cultural competence, facilitating health behavior change, moral/ethical decision making, collaborating for success, effective communication and providing compassionate care for people dealing with chronic conditions, changes in sexual functioning, multiple losses, death and the grief process.

This seminar course assists students to develop and practice effective therapeutic relationship skills useful in today’s challenging health care environment. Topics include: reflective practice, methods for effective stress management, values/beliefs as a foundation for cultural competence, facilitating health behavior change, moral/ethical decision making, collaborating for success, effective communication and providing compassionate care for people dealing with chronic conditions, changes in sexual functioning, multiple losses, death and the grief process.