PHT 1007C - Introduction to Physical Therapy and Patient Care
(5 Credit Hours)
Three hours class, six hours laboratory per week. Prerequisites: Admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program, BSC 2085C , mathematics (from Area II, A.S.), ENC 1101 , and PSY 2012 with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisites: PHT 1124C and completion of or concurrent enrollment in BSC 2086C . This course introduces the student to the history and philosophy of physical therapy and the role of the physical therapist assistant. Beginning patient care procedures are discussed. Students will practice professional interpersonal communication and clinical documentation skills. Basic therapeutic modalities and patient care techniques are introduced and practiced. Additional special fees are required.
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