PTA-272: Professional Issues in Physical Therapy

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Professional Issues in PT
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
2 (for 15-week classes)
PTA-250, PTA-254, PTA -262, PTA-265, and PTA-291
Course Description

This is intended to integrate classroom and clinical experiences. The course facilitates the transition of the PTA student to the PTA professional. Elements of professionalism are discussed including integrity in practice, advocacy, core and value-based behaviors, ethical principles and reasoning, and professional relationships with other health care professionals, the public, supervisors, PT's and clinical instructors. The course prepares the student PTA for a career in physical therapy including resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, educational opportunities, and continuing education. The course also offers preparation for the NPTE.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2022 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.