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PTA 102: Introduction to Physical Therapy

In this course, students examine careers in physical therapy with an emphasis on the physical therapist assistant. It includes an overview of the educational requirements, state law regarding delivery of physical therapy services, the responsibilities of the physical therapist and the physical therapist assistant and the career opportunities for the physical therapist and the physical therapist assistant. This course was previously HSC 102.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Credits
1
Lecture Hours
15
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
15

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