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Course Descriptions

PTA 230: PTA Pathophysiology

-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 221

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 221. This course provides the student with an overview of pathological conditions of the human body. Involved anatomy and/or physiology, as well as etiology, signs and symptoms, prognosis, medical and physical therapy management of the pathologies will be reviewed with specific content related to physical therapy interventions, precautions and contraindications. 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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Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Heartland Community College