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Patient Mobility Techniques (PTA200) 4 Credits

Theory, principles and practice of proper body mechanics. Principles and techniques of gait training, bed mobility and transfers, wheelchair mobility. Theory, principles, and techniques of therapeutic exercise. Patient instruction, data collection, assistive devices and equipment used by the physical therapist assistants and their patients. Safety and first aid in physical therapy practice settings including contraindications for therapeutic interventions. Document physical therapy interventions. Perform physical therapy interventions in a time efficient manner following the plan of care established by the supervising physical therapist. Communicate effectively with patients and the supervising physical therapist. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (PTA101, PTA103, and PTA104) or permission of the Program Director.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
10231 Spring 2021 GateWay
Live Online Class
Live Online 01/25/2021 - 05/13/2021 M 1:30PM - 3:30PM
  • L. Safa
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  • Notes
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 10231 must also enroll in one of the following labs:
      Class 10263 held Mon/Wed from 7:00AM to 9:30AM, Lab fees $80 (L. Safa)
      Class 10264 held Mon/Wed from 9:45AM to 12:15PM, Lab fees $80 (L. Safa) (CLOSED/FULL)