2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 28, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTA* H150 - PT Interventions I


Credits: 4
This course uses a case study approach to enhance problem solving skills and provide integration of various patient examination, goal setting, and intervention techniques within the scope of physical therapist assistant practice. Topics covered include foundational PT skills of goniometric and muscle strength assessment and exercise prescription. The student will achieve competency in the following patient care techniques: data collection skills, exercise prescription, communication and documentation skills including appropriate billing, and patient safety. Manual muscle testing and goniometric measurement of joint range of motion will be incorporated into laboratory exercises. Professionalism, verbal and written communication skills, and ethics are considered throughout.

Prerequisite(s): PTA* H120, PTA* H125 and PTA* H130 with a grade of “C” or higher.
Corequisite(s): PTA* H145 and PTA* H155.



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