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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
10228 Spring 2022 GateWay
CH Bldg Class Rm 2123
In Person 01/18/2022 - 05/12/2022 Tu,Th 10:15AM - 11:05AM
  • Staff
18 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 10228 costs include PTA Course Fee: $80
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 10228 must also enroll in one of the following labs:
      Class 10251 held Tue from 7:30AM to 10:00AM at CH 2119 (Staff)
      Class 10252 held Tue from 11:45AM to 2:15PM at CH 2119 (Staff)