PTA 198: Soft Tissue Management

In this course, students apply and build on the knowledge of human anatomy and clinical kinesiology and learn the safe and appropriate use of soft tissue techniques. These include, but are not limited to, basic soft tissue massage and compression to be performed under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Lecture, demonstration, lab practice and patient simulations will be used to develop problem-solving and technical skills needed for clinical application.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; PTA 220 minimum grade "C"

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

    offered in the daytime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

    offered in the daytime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 2
Lecture Hours 15
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 60
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 75

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