Foundations of Primary Care for the Physical Therapist


Course Description

This course will explain the role of the physical therapist as a primary care provider, working within a collaborative medical model.  The evolution of the physical therapy profession, within the context of primary care will be presented and examples of physical therapy primary care models will be discussed.   The physical therapy examination will be discussed, with an emphasis on the patient interview, collection of family and past medical history, and risk factors and/or use of flags during the screening process.

This seminar-on-demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Contact Hours: 2
Video Course Format: Video
Target Audience:
Instructional Level: Intermediate