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PTA Professional Issues 2

Credits: 2
Course Number: 10-524-150

Course Description

10-524-150 PTA PROFESSIONAL ISSUES 2...incorporates professional development, advanced legal and ethical issues, healthcare management and administration, and further development of professional communication strategies. (Prerequisites: 10-524-140, PTA Professional Issues 1, 10-524-144 PTA Principles of Neuromuscular Rehab, 10-524-145 PTA Musculo Rehab, 10-524-146 PTA Cardio & Integ Mgmt; Corequisite: 10-524-148, PTA Clinical Practice 2)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

This course is associated with the following programs:

What will I learn?

  1. Develop a plan for making the transition from student to PTA
  2. Explore professional development options
  3. Prepare for licensure exam
  4. Demonstrate job seeking skills
  5. Compare healthcare financing systems
  6. Examine ethical and professional standards of physical therapy as it relates to practice
  7. Examine legal standards of physical therapy as it relates to practice
  8. Utilize professional literature in the process of evidence-based practice
  9. Correlate quality management with clinical outcome measures
  10. Integrate the patient management model into the practice of physical therapy
  11. Integrate cultural competence into the practice of physical therapy
  12. Manage patient transitions through the healthcare system