Course Descriptions

Professional Interactions

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This course is designed to assist in the development of effective interpersonal skills in the physical therapist assistant setting. Topics include reactions to disability, the grieving process, methods of communication, motivation, health promotion, disease prevention, and aging. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss and demonstrate methods for achieving effective interaction with patients, families, the public, and other health care providers.

Course Name: 

PTA-222

Class Hours: 

2

Lab Hours: 

0

Clinical Hours: 

0

Credit Hours: 

2