2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 03, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTA* H145 - Physical Agents in PT


Credits: 3
This hybrid course develops the student’s competence with problem-solving and application of physical therapy interventions using physical agents, including therapeutic applications of heat, cold, water, electricity, light, and mechanical forces or devices. The student will be exposed to online lecture-based facilitation and laboratory experiences regarding therapeutic application of physical agents that will include: scientific theory; common pathologies that would reflect best practice usage of physical agent interventions; indications, contraindications and precautions to use; patient simulations and case scenarios to allow for problem solving and discussion; expected patient outcomes from the use of physical agents; patient education and communication; appropriate documentation for provided physical agent interventions.

Prerequisite(s): PTA* H120, PTA* H125 and PTA* H130 with a grade of “C” or higher.
Corequisite(s): PTA* H150 and PTA* H155.



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