PTA 201 Physical Therapy Procedures III (4 credits)

This course applies interventions used in Procedures I and II 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. Prerequisites: PTA major and PTA 104, 104L, 105, and 109, or permission of instructor; co-requisites: PTA 201L, 110, and 207, or permission of instructor.