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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
10219 Fall 2021 GateWay
Online 08/23/2021 - 10/18/2021 N/A N/A
  • E. Noel
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  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online classes do not meet at speci?c scheduled times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access. CANVAS is used as the learning management system. You are required to log into CANVAS on the ?rst day of class.
      Class 10219 costs include PTA Course Fee: $80
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 10219 must also enroll in one of the following labs:
      Class 10259 held Fri from 1:00PM to 7:00PM at CH 2119 (E. Noel)
      Class 10278 held Fri from 1:00PM to 7:00PM at CH 2123 (J. Washington)