This course emphasizes the etiology, pathology, prevention, data collection, and selected physical therapy interventions for management of patients with a variety of long term conditions that benefit from rehabilitative services. The physical therapy related needs of the geriatric population are discussed as many of these conditions impact the elderly. Emphasis is placed on wound care and lower extremity amputation physical therapy interventions. This course is subject to a course fee.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|PTA 221 - Clinical Education I|
|PTA 202 - Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Roles, Relationships and Responsibilities Seminar II|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|PTA 210 - Pathology & Rehabilitation or Neurological Conditions Across the Lifespan and Continuum of Care. May be taken prior or during course.|
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