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Course Descriptions

PTA 220: Concepts in Rehabilitation

-Admission to PTA program
-Completion of pre-admission courses AND PTA 100, 101, 102, 110, 111, 120, 121, and 140 with a grade of C or better
-Completion with a C or better or concurrent enrollment in PTA 210, 211, 221, and 230

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 210, PTA 211, PTA 221& PTA 230. This course begins with instruction in data collection for patients with spinal pathologies and progresses to understanding the causes, common management methods and rehabilitation of these disorders. The course then focuses on the rehabilitation concepts of motor development, motor learning and motor control to prepare the student to treat the pediatric population and the neurologically impaired patient. Rehabilitative considerations for the patient with amputation are also discussed as well as ADA requirements for accessibility. 4 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