In this course, students will practice the therapeutic management skills for safe and appropriate use with patients in their role as a physical therapist assistant. Lecture, demonstrations, lab practice, patient simulations, and additional resources will be used to develop decision-making and problem-solving skills with an emphasis on safety. Topics include, but are not limited to, management of the cardiac patient, wound management, pulmonary hygiene, orthotic education and management, management of the patient with an amputation including pre-prosthetic training and prosthetic management, lymphedema management, and environmental accessibility.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; PTA 150 minimum grade "C"
Class offerings by semester
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
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