Clinical autonomy

Clinical autonomy — is used to describe the responsibility of the practitioner to decide independently the programme of intervention and its modalities on the basis of a functional diagnosis that he/she will have set.  [1]

See also autonomy

References

American Physical Therapy Association. Normative Model of Physical Therapist Professional Education. Washington DC, USA: APTA; 2004. www.apta.org (Access date 22nd March 2010)