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Therapeutic Modalities (PTA202) 5 Credits

Stages of inflammation responses and tissue repair. Theories on pain. Guidelines for patient positioning and safety. Physiological effects of therapeutic modalities. Principles and application of thermal agents. Apply superficial and deep thermal agents, cryotherapy, ultrasound, electromagnetic radiation, massage, hydrotherapy, light, intermittent venous compression therapies, and traction. Indications and contraindications for treatment methods. Concepts in research in physical therapy. Document physical therapy interventions. Perform physical therapy interventions including relevant data collection 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
10216 Spring 2022 GateWay
CH Bldg Class Rm 2123
In Person 01/19/2022 - 05/12/2022 M,W 10:15AM - 11:30AM
  • Staff
20 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 10216 costs include PTA Course Fee: $80
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 10216 must also enroll in one of the following labs:
      Class 10253 held Mon/Wed from 7:30AM to 10:00AM at CH 2119 (Staff)
      Class 10254 held Mon/Wed from 1:30PM to 4:00PM at CH 2119 (Staff)