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Course Descriptions


PTA 210: Physical Agents in Rehabilitation II

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

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.