PHT 1000

Introduction to Physical Therapy (2)

Corequisite: ENC 1101

Classification: Occupational

Introduces the history of the physical therapy profession, the American Physical Therapy Association and the role of the physical therapist assistant as well as other health care providers. Addresses organizational perspectives, communication skills, and practice issues related to both the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice and the Clinical Performance Instrument for the PTA. Key concepts related to the practice of physical therapy are also presented.