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Physical Therapist Asst.

PTA 100

Introduction to Physical Therapy
2 Credits ■ Fall ■ HF

An introduction to the philosophy, history, and practice of physical therapy . This course examines the relationship 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.

Prerequisite: Admission to PTA program.
Co-requisite: PTA 102, BIO 201 and PHY 111.