Course Descriptions

PTA105 :  Introduction to Physical Therapy

The course provides an introduction to the profession of physical therapy and the role of the physical therapist assistant within the profession. Topics covered include an introduction to evidence-based clinical practice; the professional organization and its core documents; teaching and learning; and federal legislation that affects physical therapy practice such as the ADA and Medicare; and licensure.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Physical Therapist Assistant program.
Credit Hours: 2
Register for this class?