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PTA 100: Fundamentals of Physical Therapy

This course serves as an introduction to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program and includes the historical overview of the physical therapy career, the role of the physical therapist assistant as a member of the health care team, and the scope of practice of the physical therapist assistant with emphasis on the State of Michigan's standards. It includes ethical behavior, interpersonal communication, patient motivation and basic documentation. Students are expected to relate health care observations and experiences to course materials and discussions.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program

Credits
2
Lecture Hours
30
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
30

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