PTA 201 Physical Therapy Procedures III (4 credits)

This course applies interventions used in PTA 102 and PTA 104, and applies them to specific age groups and pathologies. It studies the pathology, signs, symptoms, psycho-social factors and P.T. management of disabilities related to pediatric and developmental disabilities, strokes, spinal cord injury, fractures, osteoporosis and amputation. It teaches the PTA student how to train patients in the use of an orthosis or prosthesis. Fall semesters only. A laboratory component is required. 3 classroom hours and 2 laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: PTA 104, 104L, 105, 106 and 107, or Permission of Instructor. Co-requisites: PTA 207 or Permission of Instructor.