Practice Management and Communication Skills

Course Length

60 hours of study

Course Description:

The focus of the course is to help build and manage a successful practice. Topics include patient/practitioner communication skills, managing difficult patient situations, scope of practice, making appropriate referrals, insurance issues, resume writing, risk management and quality assurance.

This course introduces the student to basic management concepts of practice management to aid in the operation of a successful practice. Topics include bookkeeping, taxation, marketing, advertising techniques, public relations, and goal setting. This comprehensive business management curriculum prepares new therapists to build and maintain their own businesses.