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2007-2009 Catalog 
2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTAT 1111 - Introduction to Physical Therapy

Credits: 2
The purpose, philosophy, history, and development of the physical therapy profession, including the function of the American Physical Therapy Association. The development of the PTA, duties, function, legal responsibilities, and scope of practice, including medical ethics and standard documentation. Emphasis on the Twelve Core Professional Values from the 2006 PTA Normative Model, such as altruism, duty, integrity, and accountability. Communication, teaching and learning, cultural sensitivity, rural health care, relational conflict management, wellness and disability models, basic OSHA training, and psychosocial aspects of care.Prereq: Admission to program. $