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Introduction to PTA

This course introduces the student to the field of Physical Therapy by covering the history, legalities and ethics of the profession as they relate to the healthcare system. The role/responsibilities of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, development of the team approach in health care delivery, philosophies of rehabilitation, patient relationships, and the psychosocial impact of disability will be covered. The scope of practice of the physical therapist assistant and physical therapy documentation is emphasized. Prerequisite(s): Admission into PTA Program.

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