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PTAP102 - Fundamentals of Physical Therapy

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course introduces the traditional approaches of physical therapy assessment, therapeutic exercise and methods of rehabilitation from initial evaluation through discharge. Students will learn how goals and treatment plans are developed by the physical therapist. Additional topics include collaboration with the PT, referrals to specialists and education of clients, family members, caregivers, the public and other health professionals. Techniques regarding patient positioning, transfers and ambulation assistance are presented with emphasis on safe performance of these activities through the use sound judgment and proper risk management techniques. First aid and CPR training will also be completed.

Prerequisite(s): PTAP 101