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PHYR 081 Organization of Physical Therapy

2 hours lecture, 2 units
Grade Only

Description: This course provides physical therapist assistant (PTA) students with the fundamentals of organization in physical therapy (PT). Emphasis is placed on the legal and ethical aspects of physical therapy as described in state board and national association regulations and standards. Topics include insurance regulations; medications commonly used by those receiving PT; job hunting skills; productivity, management, supervision, and performance evaluations; professional liability insurance. Students will assess their strengths and limitations as a PTA and their reactions to illness and disability with a diverse patient population.

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