2021-2022 Catalog

PTA-103 Introduction to Physical Therapy

An introduction to the philosophy, history, and practice of physical therapy. This course examines the professional relationships of the physical therapist assistant to the licensed physical therapist, and to other members of the health care team. Laboratory exercises include instruction in body mechanics, lifting techniques, basic patient care skills, and preparation of patient and treatment areas. Admission to PTA program required.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

BIO-201, PHY-101 or PHY-111, PTA-102

Corequisite

BIO-201, PHY-101 or PHY-111, PTA-102, PTA-103L

Year Cycle

A

Semester Cycle

FA

Course Types

HF