PTAC122R : Physical Therapy Procedures II
This first year, second semester course continues the PT Procedures course series aimed at providing the Physical Therapist Assistant student with basic skills in procedures commonly used in Physical Therapy. This course integrates both lecture and laboratory learning in the areas of data collection (goniometry, manual muscle testing, length, girth, volume, body composition, balance, and measures of self-report), therapeutic massage, gait training and treatment following reconstructive surgery of the extremities. The course will also cover special orthopedic tests, theory and basic techniques for peripheral joint mobilization, and an introduction to patient education and community service. There will continue an emphasis on professionalism in behavior, appearance, and rapport.