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Course Descriptions

PTA 120: Foundations of Therapeutic Exercise

-Admission into the PTA program
-Completion of BIOL 181, BIOL 182, COMM 101, ENGL 101, HLTH 225, PSY 101, and PSY 209 with grades of C or better
-Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, PTA 100, 101, 102, 110, 111, and 121

Prerequisites: Admission to PTA program and completion with a grade of ?C? or better or concurrent enrollment in PTA 100, PTA 101, PTA 102, PTA 110, PTA 111 and PTA 121. This course provides exercise guidelines for patients with movement disorders. Principles and types of therapeutic exercises along with special consideration of exercise intervention related to tissue & joint injury, healing and postoperative management will be covered. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Heartland Community College