PDPT 55700: Clinical Administration 1

Best Bets

A comprehensive journal index to over 4,600 biomedical journals, with links to some full-text.  This is the Cadillac of all health and research databases. Be sure to use the many helpful limiters such as: gender, age, publication type and clinical queries.
The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) indexes nursing and allied health journals back to 1982, with links to some full-text. This is a great tool for finding education, health promotion, and psychosocial health articles along with research articles. Be sure to use the many limiters such as: gender, age, publication type and clinical queries.

APTA's database of research articles that focus on PT interventions. 
PEDro - Physiotherapy Evidence Database
Contains abstracts of randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physical therapy. Most trials have been rated for quality.
Business Insights: Essentials
Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.
Business Source Premier (Original Interface)
Business topics: management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, etc. SWOT analysis on selected companies.

Finding Books: print and electronic

Recommended Reading: Nosse, Larry J. Management and supervisory principles for physical therapists.Baltimore, MD : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010.  CALL NUMBER: RM713 .N674 2010

Here are some helpful pages scanned from the book, Management and Supervisory Principles for Physical Therapists. The pages include charts and worksheets on topics such as licensing, strategic planning, recruitment and hiring, budgets, business and financial planning.

Search the library's catalog to find books (print and electronic) on writing a business plan Search eBrary to find ebooks on writing a business plan


Here's a brief tutorial on how to search for economic census data by sector (click this link if the youtube video is problematic):