Jul 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTA 121 - Functional Techniques

2 CR
This course teaches the application of principles and basic treatment techniques for rehabilitation as they relate to functional skills. Students learn and practice techniques for performing and teaching skills in ambulation and activities of daily living, and participate in a community wheelchair experience to assist in the understanding of architectural barriers and accessibility. Additional topics include units on industrial rehabilitation and wheelchair maintenance, as well as limited clinical observation in local physical therapy facilities. Lab Fee

Prerequisites & Requisites: Take PTA 114  and PTA 116  with at least a grade of C.

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