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PTA 210: Physical Agents in Rehabilitation II

PTA 210: Physical Agents in Rehabilitation II
Prerequisites: Admission to PTA program, completion of PTA 100, PTA 101, PTA 102, PTA 110, PTA 111, PTA 120, PTA 121 & PTA 140 with a grade of C or better and completion with a C or better, or concurrent enrollment in PTA 211, PTA 220, PTA 221 & PTA 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 HRS