Mar 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

PTA 114 - Physical Therapy Modalities

4 CR
In this course students learn and practice theory, principles and technical skills of selected physical therapy modalities. Units include hydrotherapy; radiant, thermal and electrotherapy modalities; intermittent and sequential compression; and application of sterile techniques and bandaging. Students learn the foundations of aquatic therapies and take part in an aquatic lab session at a local clinical facility. Documentation skills are practiced and assessed throughout the semester. Students will prepare and present an analysis of a research article to their peers using presentation software. Lab Fee

Prerequisites & Requisites: (1) Take PTA 110  and ENGL 151  with at least a grade of C or P (AND) (2) Take BIOL 201  with at least a grade of C.

Additional Information: Formal admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program required.