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Survey of Physical Therapy (PTA101) 1.5 Credits

History of Physical Therapy. Purpose, benefits, and goals of the Arizona and American Physical Therapy Associations (APTA). Roles and responsibilities of physical therapists (PT) and physical therapist assistants (PTA). Patient care, legal issues, principles of physical therapy treatment, education requirements, and functions of the American Physical Therapy Association. Clinical practice settings used in the provision of physical therapy services. Common medical conditions and injuries treated by PT's and PTA's. Emerging opportunities in the practice of physical therapy. Prerequisites: Admission to the Physical Therapist Assisting program or permission of the Program Director.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
10210 Fall 2021 GateWay
Live Online Class
Live Online 08/26/2021 - 10/14/2021 Th 7:30AM - 10:10AM
  • T. Deleon
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    • Class Notes: Permission of Instructor / Department Required

      Live Online classes meet with the instructor via the internet at regularly scheduled dates and times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, internet access, a webcam, speaker, and microphone; unless otherwise speci?ed. Attendance at online sessions will be expected according to the instructor's attendance policy, which will be stated in the syllabus. CANVAS is used as the learning management system.