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PTA115 - Therapeutic Procedures I
This course will introduce basic PTA clinical skills for measurement of peripheral joint range of motion (ROM), muscle strength, and edema using volumetric, circumferential and postural assessments. Students will be introduced to manual muscle testing and goniometry, and exposed to dynamometry, and the use of inclinometers in the clinic. Course instruction will include the monitoring of vital signs and completing aseptic techniques. The understanding of common special tests performed by the Physical Therapist (PT) and physician are covered. Competency will be evaluated throughout the term.

Pre-Reqs: BIO230
Co-Reqs: PTA215 , PTA221

Credit Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 4