Jul 11, 2020  
2007-2009 Catalog 
2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTAT 2123 - Physical Therapist Assistant Procedures 1 and 2

Credits: 5
The primary physical therapist assistant procedural course. Basic biophysiology and the theory of heat transfer, hydrotherapy, cold, massage, body mechanics, burns, isolation techniques, patient positioning, and traction. Interventions in the therapeutic application of these modalities with simple cases for clinic and home, along with the therapeutic application of a-thermal and thermal agents, such as low and high frequency currents, biofeedback, TENS, Jobst extremity pump/compression therapy. Diathermy for clinic and home care are included, as appropriate. Hazardous Materials training. Data collection and standard documentation to support safe and legal care.Prereq: AHNR 1104 and PTAT 11153 lecture hours 6 lab hours $