PTA 100: Fundamentals of Physical Therapy

In this course, students are introduced to the roles and responsibilities of the Physical Therapist Assistant. Areas of study will include the scope of practice of the physical therapist assistant with emphasis on the State of Michigan's standards, ethical behavior, interpersonal communication, patient motivation and basic documentation. Students are expected to relate health care observations and experiences to course materials and discussions.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Admission to Physical Therapist Assistant program

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021
  offered in the daytime    

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

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Description Hours
Credits 2
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 30

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