Introduction to Physical Therapy

Course Overview

Course Code: PTAS-156

Department: Physical Therapist Assistant

Credit Hours: 1.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

This course gives an overview of the physical therapy profession, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), and the role of physical therapists in the health care delivery system. It addresses administrative, legal, ethical issues and professionalism surrounding the practice of physical therapy. It also emphasizes the importance of effective communication skills when dealing with patients, peers, supervisors, and other members of the health care team. Prerequisite: Admission to the PTA Program or consent of PTA Program Director

Course Schedule


Term: Fall 2022

Section Name: PTAS-156-OL01D

Location: Online

Available Seats: 25

Faculty Name: C. Rushing, A. Woltering

Min Credits: 1.00

Comments: PTA Students only.

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