2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

PTA 200 - Ethics and Professional Issues (1 Credit)


This course covers a variety of issues related to professional behaviors, core values and the development of an entry-level professional PTA. Topics include the principles of teaching and learning for patient care, clinical problem solving, evidence- based practice, treatment plan interpretation and plan of care progression, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) standards for practice, patient rights, federal and state regulations regarding PTAs, health care administration and professional development. Lecture Hours: 13. Prerequisite(s): PTA 150  and permission of the department head. Course Fee: $20. Usually offered in the summer.