Fall Semester 2015 - Credit Courses

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 Course TitleCredDaysTimeRoomSeats
AHPT_101_01Physcl Thrpist Assist I / Lab
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must apply for a select admission to the PTA Program.


BC 114

BC 114
0J Heil
Add'l Fee: $300.00

Physcl Thrpist Assist I / Lab

Prerequisite: AHPT 105.Corequisites: AHPT 205, AHPT 206, AHPT 210, and AHPT 218.This is the first of two sequential skills and procedures courses in the PTA program. The following topics are covered: basic principles and procedures of physical therapy; basic care skills and application techniques; use of assistive devices; architectural and environment barriers; wound care and debridement techniques; definition and measurement of vital signs and application to emergency situations; incorporation of medical terminology and abbreviations; basic principles of tissue inflammation and edema management; introduction to pain theories, conditions, and assessment; physiological principles, indications/contraindications, and application of physical agents discussed in lecture; and the PTA's role in discharge planning and the importance of communication with the PT.

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This information was last updated on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 11:40:01 AM