School of Medicine

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

DPTP 542 – Essentials of Clinical Management  - 3 credits
October 30 – December 17, 2004 (on-line); November 6 – 7, 2004 (on-site seminar)

This web-enhanced course covers the basics of establishing a business, either free standing with individual ownership, institutional or corporate. Topics in the course include, but are not limited to: basic accounting principles related to financial statements and record keeping, business plans, business structures, human resource management, quality improvement, marketing, sources of reimbursement and billing strategies, and use of metrics of success to support business plans. Students will demonstrate their ability to apply foundations of management to their current clinical setting or a future one through the development of a business plan, strategic plan, and budget or a revision to an existing one.

DPTP 543 – Essentials of Epidemiology – 3 credits
September 12 – October 29, 2004 (on-line); September 12-13 (on-site seminar)

This web-enhanced course is an overview of epidemiologic concepts and terminology. The course will emphasize measures of disease, study design, measures of association, and issues related to bias and confounding. Students will be encouraged to think critically about epidemiologic findings and to relate the principles to a specific condition or conditions of interest.

Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

Students from other UMB schools and departments can register for DEPM courses if pre-requisites are met, students discuss course registration with course master, and if room is available to students other than those enrolled in DEPM degree programs.

Course Descriptions and Pre-requisites:

MPH Program beginning Fall, 2005

Othe Interprofessional Projects in the Medical School

Professionalism Project