Feb 05, 2023  
2019-20 College Catalog 
2019-20 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

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PTA 108 - Physical Agents Theory & Pract

This course introduces therapeutic intervention modalities commonly used in physical therapy treatment including heat, cold, light, sound, water, electricity, biofeedback, traction, massage and soft tissue treatment. Treatment and infection control for wound management are presented.  Physiological effects, indications, contraindications, precautions, methods of application, treatment and problem solving for each modality is included. Effective documentation and discharge planning is continued in this course. Laboratory sessions provide application of learned skills.    

Co-requisites:  PTA 110  

Prerequisites:  PTA 101  and PTA 102  

Credits: 4(Lec: 3 Lab: 3)

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