Course Descriptions

PTA123 :  Tests and Measures

Students are introduced to assessments commonly used by the physical therapist assistant in clinical practice including vital signs, ROM measurement and muscle strength testing. In addition, standardized assessment tools are introduced as common techniques for gait assessment. Using these assessments to select appropriate interventions within a plan of care is practiced in a simulated clinical setting.
Prerequisite: PTA122, with a grade of "C" or better.
Credit Hours: 2
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