Mar 27, 2023  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

PTAT 2100 - Introduction to Physical Therapy

Credit hours: 1

Course Description:
This course introduces the physical therapist assistant student to the history of the physical therapy profession and the PTA, contemporary physical therapy practice and the role of the PTA in relationship to the physical therapist and other health care providers, and the American Physical Therapy Association. Medical terminology and documentation techniques are also introduced in relation to physical therapy practice.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Produce a knowledgeable explanation of the profession of physical therapy.
  2. Be proficient in discussion and review of the practice of physical therapy.
  3. Review and interpret basic documentation including the appropriate use of medical terminology.