Spring Semester 2017 - Credit Courses

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 Course TitleCredDaysTimeRoomSeats
AHPT_105_80Intro to Physcl Thrpst Assist
Meets: 1/17/2017-5/11/2017
Online Course
3crArrArrangedOnline1J Robertson
Add'l Fee: $45.00

Intro to Physcl Thrpst Assist

This course is designed to give the student an overview of the Physical Therapy profession by providing a historical perspective, as well as an understanding of its philosophy in relation to the professional organization; an overview of the roles of the Physical Therapy staff members in the clinical settings as well as members of the health care team in various delivery systems; development of interpersonal communication skills relating to the profession; and an understanding of the commitment of the graduate to continued personal and professional development. This course provides an overview of ethical and legal issues relating to the role of the PTA in health care delivery. It includes such topics as financing of physical therapy; regulations governing PTA's; code of ethics; the purpose of documentation and types of medical records; and scope of PT and PTA practice. Two projects will be completed that demonstrate the student's knowledge of American Medical Association (AMA) style of referencing.

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This information was last updated on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 12:20:01 PM