LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Dec 03, 2022  
LCCC Catalog 2022-2023
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PTAT 1600 - Introduction to Physical Therapist Assistant


Credits: 3
Students examine the field of Physical Therapy (PT) from the development of the profession to current clinical practices. Students discuss the role of the PTA, ethical and legal issues that guide practice, psychosocial aspects of healthcare, specialty areas of PT practice, components of the plan of care, and patient care essentials. Students practice oral and written communication skills including essential documentation skills.

Prerequisite: Admission into the Physical Therapist Assistant program.



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