PTA-102 - Physical Therapist Assistant 12 credits
This course provides an overview of physical therapy and the role of the assistant. Professional ethics and responsibilities are discussed. Emphasis is on the performance of basic skills used by the Physical Therapist Assistant. These include transfers, patient mobility, gait training, range of motion, vital signs, use of the tilt table use of mechanical lift, massage and postural drainage. Clinical observation will be included for initial patient contact.
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