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Overview

Here is the physical therapy management book you have been looking for. Written in an engaging experiential style, this three-part text will prepare you to effectively manage your responsibilities as a therapist and to take your first steps as a manager.

You’ll begin with a brief, yet broad foundation of basic management theories and an overview of the U.S. health care system. Section 2 addresses the major responsibilities of all physical therapist managers in all settings of practice. Section 3 devotes a chapter to each of the practice setting and addresses the unique managerial challenges found in each.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803618725
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 9/28/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 630,487
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Management and Physical Therapy in Health Care


  • 1. Management in Health Care

    2. Health Care Organizations and Physical Therapy

    3. Leadership, management, and Physical Therapy

    4. Introduction to Health Care as a Unique Insurance-Based Business



  1. Responsibilities of the Physical Therapy Manager


  • 5. Responsibility for Vision, Mission, and Goal Setting

    6. Responsibility for Policies and Procedures

    7. Marketing Responsibilities

    8. Staffing Responsibilities

    9. Responsibility for patient care

    10. Fiscal Responsibilities

    11. Responsibility for Risk Management

    12. Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

    13. Communication Responsibilities



  1. Management in Specific Physical Therapy Settings


  • 15. Management Issues in Long-Term Care

    16. Management Issues in Outpatient Centers

    17. Management Issues in School-Based Services

    18. Management Issues in Home Care Organizations

    19. Management Issues in Inpatient Hospitals and Health Systems

    20. Commentary on the Physical Therapist as Manager


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