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  Sep 23, 2023
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PHT 1000 - Introduction to Physical Therapy

This course introduces students to the physical therapy profession with emphasis on the role and scope of practice of the physical therapist assistant in patient/client management. Topics include standards or practice, code of ethics, guide of conduct of affiliate members, physical therapy departmental structure, psychological, cultural, and socioeconomic considerations in patient interactions, reimbursement issues, legislative issues, research, and elements of healthcare documentation.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Conditions: Admission to the PTA program. Students must complete this course with a grade of C or higher.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

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