Course Descriptions

PTA203 :  Physical Therapy Interventions 6

This course covers the pathology and management of selected pulmonary, cardiovascular, integumentary and mental health disorders commonly seen in physical therapy practice. Discussion includes epidemiology, prevention and risk factors, diagnostic procedures and medical/surgical management of these conditions, as well as rehabilitation strategies to address typical impairments for these patients/clients. In addition, rehabilitation strategies for industrial rehabilitation clients are discussed.
Prerequisite: PTA202 and PTA202L, each with a grade of "C" or better; and concurrent enrollment in PTA203L.
Credit Hours: 3
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