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PTA 210: Physical Agents in Rehabilitation II

Prerequisite(s):
-Admission to PTA program
AND
-Completion of pre-admission courses AND PTA 100, 101, 102, 110, 111, 120, 121, and 140 with a grade of C or better
AND
-Completion with a C or better or concurrent enrollment in PTA 211, 220, 221, and 230

This is the second unit of study concerning physical agents utilized in physical therapy. Foundational information regarding electrical stimulation is presented to prepare the student to explore the clinical application of electrical stimulation for the treatment of pain, edema, tissue damage, impaired joint mobility and muscle disuse atrophy. In addition this course reviews the integumentary system and provides information regarding assessment and treatment of wounds. Documentation guidelines for the interventions are also discussed. 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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