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    Jul 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTA 100 Introduction to Physical Therapy

Acceptance into the PTA program required
1 hr credit
This course provides an overview of the profession of physical therapy, the role of the physical therapist assistant in different physical therapy practice settings and areas of treatment and their relationship with other health care professionals.  Topics included in this course are adhering to legal and ethical practice standards, performing duties consistent with expectations within the profession and with the core professional documents of the APTA.  This course will also include an introduction to communication and documentation in healthcare as well as evidence based practice.