PHT 1020 Principles of Practice I

This course provides the student with a foundation in patient interaction skills including written and oral communication skills as it applies to patient care. Transfers, assistive devices, gait training, and vital signs are presented in addition to basic patient handling techniques, documentation, and the role of the PTA in healthcare.
2 credits


HSC 2531, MAT 1033 or higher, PHY 1020 or higher


PHT 1020L, PHT 1121, PHT 1121L, PHT 1213, PHT 1213L