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Course Descriptions

PTA 221: Rehabilitation Techniques

-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, 220, 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 220 & PTA 230. This course allows students to apply the rehabilitative techniques discussed in PTA 220. Data collection, exercise interventions along with education/instruction on ergonomics and body mechanics are performed for the patient with spinal disorders. The course shifts to treatment of patients with simulated neurological conditions; interventions consisting of pregait, balance activities, and gait training are utilized or employed. Clinical decision making is emphasized throughout the course with presentation of the material in a clinical case format with an expectation that students will be able to select and modify interventions within the physical therapist?s plan of care. 2 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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