PTAC 122R : Physical Therapy Procedures II
This course continues the 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 and body composition) therapeutic massage, gait training and treatment following reconstructive surgery of the extremities. This course will also cover 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.