Therapeutic Modalities in Physical Therapy (PTA 110)

This course addresses the basic physical science, data collection, and principles of selected physical therapy interventions to facilitate healing and pain control. Presentation of a wide variety of clinical scenarios and pathologies facilitates the student's ability to use clinical judgement in selecting applying appropriate modalities. During student-to-student practice in the on-campus laboratory setting students use simulated patient scenarios to demonstrate competency attainment. This course is subject to a course fee.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
HCP 224 - Medical Terminology
MAT 106 - Math Applications
PHY 115 - Technical Physics
ENG 101 - English Composition I
ESW 222 - Applied Kinesiology
CMS 120 - Public Speaking
HCP/PHI 120 - Ethical Issues Affecting Consumers and Healthcare Professions
PSY 206 - Human Development - A Life-Span Approach
Arts and Humanities Elective that meets core
ESW 224 - Exercise Physiology


The following courses must be taken along side this course
PTA 100 - Fundamentals of Physical Therapist Assisting and Data Collection. May be taken prior or during course.
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