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PTA202: Therapeutic Modalities – 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# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
CH Bldg - Classroom 2123
In Person
Spring 2023
10:15AM – 11:30AM
  • J. Washington
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    • Notes: Class 13126 costs include PTA Course Fee: $80
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 13126 must also enroll in one of the following labs:
      Class 13162 held Mon/Wed from 7:30AM to 10:00AM at CH 2119 (J. Washington) (CLOSED/FULL)
      Class 13163 held Mon/Wed from 1:30PM to 4:00PM at CH 2119 (J. Washington)