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PHT 1007 - Topics in Physical Therapy

3 credits
(45 contact hours of lecture)
Required Grade: Pass with a C or better.
This course provides an overview of the profession of physical therapy, related issues and professional organizations. The course introduces topics on domestic violence, end of life issues, stress/stress management. Also presented are learning theories, leadership and teams, management and quality assurance and ethical/legal issues. The course introduces government agencies: ADA, OSHA; patient bill of rights and HIPPA.  Discussion of the Models of Disability, professional ethics, and materials/resources available at APTA organization is presented.  The course also presents Communication skills and the SOAP format for documentation along with developing a familiarity with other healthcare providers.  This course is designed to engage the student in an active interest in the profession of physical therapy.

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