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PTA214: Electromodalities – 2.5 credits

Electrical currents for physical therapy. Types of human muscular contractions. Safety stressed. Application of electrical currents for physical therapy. Uses and implications of electrical nerve tests. Biophysical effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. Use of low volt, high volt, and interferential electrical stimulation devices. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES). Use of biofeedback in physical therapy. Perform physical therapy interventions using 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 (PTA206 and PTA207) or permission of the Program Director.

Class# Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
Spring 2023
  • L. Safa
Class Started
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    • Notes: .
      Lab class #13167 & #13208 meets on Fridays from 12:00-6:00 p.m. 01/13 & 02/03
      Lab class #13167 & #13208 meets on Saturdays & Sundays from 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 01/14-01/15 & 02/04-02/05
      Class 13131 costs include PTA Course Fee: $80
    • Lab Notes: Students enrolling in class 13131 must also enroll in one of the following labs:
      Class 13167 held Fri from 12:00PM to 6:00PM at CH 2119 (L. Safa)
      Class 13208 held Fri from 12:00PM to 6:00PM at CH 2119A (C. Romeo)