PTA101 Professional Issues for the Physical Therapist Assistant

This course presents the global aspect of the physical therapist assistant profession. It explores the historical and current scope of the Physical Therapy Profession, legal and ethical issues, intercultural communication, and psychosocial aspects. It discusses the role of the physical therapist assistant as a member of the healthcare team in the delivery of rehabilitation services. The course addresses the educational and licensing requirements for a physical therapist assistant prior to entering the healthcare work force.

Prerequisites

BIO116 Anatomy & Physiology II w/Medical Terminology

Credit Hours: 
2.00
Catalog Code: 
PTA101