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PTA* E120  - Introduction to Physical Therapy (taught at NVCC)

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Admission to the PTA Program

Learning opportunities in this course assist the student to recognize the roles of physical therapy within various practice settings. Students differentiate functions of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants as members of the health care team through the study of documentation principles, ethics, laws and organizations important to the provision of services. Learning also includes development of knowledge and abilities within the domains of conduct, communication, and sensitivity to individual and cultural differences.