This course provides the physical therapist assistant student with patient care and patient management skills for safe and appropriate use with patients. Lecture, demonstrations, lab practice and patient simulations will be used to develop decision-making and problem-solving skills with an emphasis on safety. Topics include wound management and muscle performance, but are not limited to, gait training with assistive devices, accessibility, pulmonary hygiene and orthotics and prosthetics.
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
The annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.
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