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  1. PTA 1110 PTA Skills I

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    3
    Lab Fee:
    $77.00
    Course Description:

    The course provides an overview of the physical therapy profession, the patient/client model and the role of the physical therapist assistant.

    Prerequisites:
    BIO1230LE AND BIO1235LB AND MED1200LE
    Corequisites:
    PTA1410LE
    Semesters

    FALL 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      MW
      Date:
      8/19 - 12/13
      Time From - To:
      8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
      Books
      • Title
        Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques 6th edition
        Author(s)
        Carolyn Kisner, Lynn Allen Colby
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2574-7
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Physical Rehabilitation, 6 thEd. (Optional)
        Author(s)
        O'Sullivan, Susan
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2579-2
        Cost
        $119.65
      • Title
        Lukan's Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants 4th ed
        Author(s)
        Wendy Bircher
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2674-4
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Principles & Techniques of Patient Care
        Author(s)
        Sheryl L. Fairchild
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-1-4557-0704-1
        Cost
        $0.00
    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      MW
      Date:
      8/19 - 12/13
      Time From - To:
      9:25 AM - 10:40 AM
      Books
      • Title
        Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques 6th edition
        Author(s)
        Carolyn Kisner, Lynn Allen Colby
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2574-7
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Physical Rehabilitation, 6 thEd. (Optional)
        Author(s)
        O'Sullivan, Susan
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2579-2
        Cost
        $119.65
      • Title
        Lukan's Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants 4th ed
        Author(s)
        Wendy Bircher
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2674-4
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Principles & Techniques of Patient Care
        Author(s)
        Sheryl L. Fairchild
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-1-4557-0704-1
        Cost
        $0.00
    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      MW
      Date:
      8/19 - 12/13
      Time From - To:
      10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques 6th edition
        Author(s)
        Carolyn Kisner, Lynn Allen Colby
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2574-7
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Physical Rehabilitation, 6 thEd. (Optional)
        Author(s)
        O'Sullivan, Susan
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2579-2
        Cost
        $119.65
      • Title
        Lukan's Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants 4th ed
        Author(s)
        Wendy Bircher
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2674-4
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Principles & Techniques of Patient Care
        Author(s)
        Sheryl L. Fairchild
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-1-4557-0704-1
        Cost
        $0.00
  2. PTA 1201 PTA Skills II

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course introduces students to the application of physical agenets used to treat a variety of conditions including pain, muscle weakness, contractures, and lymphedema. The course provides didactic instruction for thermal and athermal agents, hydrotherapy, ultrasound, short-wave diathermy, electrical stimulation, iontophoresis, compression, laser, mechanical traction; massage; biofeedback; posturual drainage; amputations and wound care. The course utilizes threaded discussions; reflective learning and an Integrated Practice (IP) clinical experience to facilitate timely acquistion, integration and application of knowledge, skills and behaviors.

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB
    Corequisites:
    PTA1205LB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1421LE AND PTA1425LB
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      MF
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
  3. PTA 1205 PTA Skills II Lab

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    3
    Lab Fee:
    $77.00
    Course Description:

    The content of this lab aligns with that of the lecture course. Each student is responsible for demonstrating a minimum level of knowledge, skills and behaviors consistent with course content and the expectations of the physical therapy profession.

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB
    Corequisites:
    PTA1201LE
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC02M
      Offer Days:
      MF
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      MF
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      10:25 AM - 11:40 AM
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
  4. PTA 1310 Pathophysiology for PTAs

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course discusses the processes of inflammation and healing; neoplasia and chromosome abnormalities and introduces the student to a variety of human diseases and conditions treated in physical theraphy throughout the lifespan including: cardiovascular; respiratory; musculoskeletal; neurologic; developmental; metabolic and nutritional; infectious; reproductive, endocrine, digestive, integumentary and urinary systems.

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB AND PTA1410LE
    Corequisites:
    (PTA1210LELB AND PTA1420LELB) OR (PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB AND PTA1421LE AND PTA1425LB)
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      M
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      2:00 PM - 4:40 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Pathololgy fo rthe Physical Therapist Assistant
        Author(s)
        Penelope J. Lescher
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-0786-6
        Cost
        $93.05
  5. PTA 1410 Applied Physics in Physical Therapy

    Credits:
    2
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Emphasis is placed on basic concepts of physics, including general motion, linear and angular acceleration, gravity, work, energy, heat, torque, fluids, and levers.

    Prerequisites:
    BIO1230LE AND BIO1235LB AND MED1200LE
    Corequisites:
    PTA1110LELB
    Semesters

    FALL 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      M
      Date:
      8/19 - 12/13
      Time From - To:
      3:10 PM - 4:50 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Basic Biomechanics, 6th Ed.
        Author(s)
        Hall, Susan
        Copyright
        ISBN
        9780073376448
        Cost
        $158.30
  6. PTA 1421 Kinesiology

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    4
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course focuses on the framework of human movement, joint arthrokinematics, the musculoskeletal, nervous, and circulatory systems; joint measure and testing; biomechanics as related to joint structure; and the function of the body. The course is divided into the vertebral column, thorax and chest wall, TMJ, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle, and foot. The course will also include the study of posture and locomotion.

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB AND PTA1410LE
    Corequisites:
    PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1425LB
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      TF
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      2:30 PM - 4:10 PM
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
  7. PTA 1425 Kinesiology Lab

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    3
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    The content of this lab aligns with that of the lecture course. Each student is responsible for demonstrating a minimum level of knowledge, skills and behaviors consistent with course content and the expectations of the physical therapy profession.

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB AND PTA1410LE
    Corequisites:
    PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1421LE
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      TF
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
    • Section:
      EC01M
      Offer Days:
      TF
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
  8. PTA 2610 Contemporary Issues in Health Care

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    1
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course explores the impact of legal, regulatory and policymaking activities on the healthcare industry with emphasis on current physical therapy practice. Course content will integrate such topics with those of ethics, communication, organizational governance and professional behaviors in the context of societal expectations and cultural competency using relevant histories and recent case studies. 8 weeks (Summer)

    Prerequisites:
    (PTA1110LELB AND PTA1210LELB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND PTA1420LELB) OR (PTA1110LELB AND PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1421LE AND PTA1425LB)
    Corequisites:
    PTA2710LELB AND PTA2720LELB
    Semesters

    FALL 2015

    • Section:
      DS01M
      Offer Days:
      R
      Date:
      10/14 - 12/13
      Time From - To:
      12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Patient Education in Rehabilitation
        Author(s)
        Dreeben
        Copyright
        ISBN
        9780763755447
        Cost
        $0.00
  9. PTA 2620 Clinical Safety and Emergency Procedures

    Credits:
    1
    Lecture Hours:
    1
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $46.00
    Course Description:

    This course includes CPR certification; discusses patient and clinical safety as it relates to and is governed by the healthcare organization's policies and procedure, governmental regulation and emergency preparedness and explores patient education in health care with focus on physical rehabilitation and predictors of effectual patient education; communication; behavioral modification and adherence as it relates to the physical therapy plan of care and patient outcome. 8 weeks (Summer)

    Prerequisites:
    (PTA1110LELB AND PTA1210LELB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND PTA1420LELB) OR (PTA1110LELB AND PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND PTA1421LE AND PTA1425LB)
    Corequisites:
    PTA2610LE AND PTA2710LELB AND PTA2720LELB
    Semesters

    FALL 2015

    • Section:
      DF01M
      Offer Days:
      R
      Date:
      8/19 - 10/13
      Time From - To:
      12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Foundations in Patient Safety for Health Professionals
        Author(s)
        Galt & Paschal
        Copyright
        ISBN
        9780763763381
        Cost
        $0.00
  10. PTA 2710 Orthopedic Treatment and Practice

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    3
    Lab Fee:
    $26.00
    Course Description:

    This course provides didactic and laboratory-based clinical experiences in the study and application of physical therapy interventions for orthopedic conditions. Students will learn the underlying principles of orthopedic interventions and assessment processes; review and explore orthopedic conditions in the context of patient function; pain; movement impairments; physical therapy treatment; and learn/apply orthopedic treatment techniques in the laboratory setting. (Summer)

    Prerequisites:
    (PTA1110LELB AND PTA1210LELB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND PTA1420LELB) OR (PTA1110LELB AND PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND PTA1421LE AND PTA1425LB)
    Corequisites:
    PTA2610LE AND PTA2620LE AND PTA2720LELB
    Semesters

    FALL 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      M
      Date:
      8/19 - 12/13
      Time From - To:
      9:25 AM - 12:05 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant 3rd edition
        Author(s)
        Elsevier-Mosby
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-323-05669-4
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques 6th ed
        Author(s)
        Kisner, Colby
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2574-7
        Cost
        $0.00
    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      M
      Date:
      8/19 - 12/13
      Time From - To:
      12:20 PM - 3:00 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant 3rd edition
        Author(s)
        Elsevier-Mosby
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-323-05669-4
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques 6th ed
        Author(s)
        Kisner, Colby
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2574-7
        Cost
        $0.00
  11. PTA 2720 Neurologic Treatment and Practice

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    3
    Lab Fee:
    $26.00
    Course Description:

    This course provides didactic and laboratory-based clinical experiences in the study and application of physical therapy interventions for neurological conditions. Students will learn the underlying principles of neuroanatomy; review and explore neurological conditions in the context of patient functions and physical therapy treatment; and learn/apply neurological treatment techniques in the laboratory setting. (Summer)

    Prerequisites:
    (PTA1110LELB AND PTA1210LELB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND PTA1420LELB) OR (PTA1110LELB AND PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND PTA1421LE AND PTA1425LB)
    Corequisites:
    PTA2610LE AND PTA2620LE AND PTA2710LELB
    Semesters

    FALL 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      TR
      Date:
      8/19 - 12/13
      Time From - To:
      8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
      Books
      • Title
        Essentials of Neuroanatomy for Rehabilitation 2013
        Author(s)
        Leah Dvorak, Paul Jackson- Mansfield
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-13-502388-4
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy 2nd ed
        Author(s)
        Martin & Kessler
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-7216-0427-5
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Improving Functional Outcomes in Physical Rehabilitation
        Author(s)
        O'Sullivan
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2218-0
        Cost
        $0.00
    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      TR
      Date:
      8/19 - 12/13
      Time From - To:
      9:55 AM - 11:10 AM
      Books
      • Title
        Essentials of Neuroanatomy for Rehabilitation 2013
        Author(s)
        Leah Dvorak, Paul Jackson- Mansfield
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-13-502388-4
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy 2nd ed
        Author(s)
        Martin & Kessler
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-7216-0427-5
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Improving Functional Outcomes in Physical Rehabilitation
        Author(s)
        O'Sullivan
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2218-0
        Cost
        $0.00
  12. PTA 2901 PTA Capstone Course

    Credits:
    2
    Lecture Hours:
    2
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $77.00
    Course Description:

    This course is held concurrent with Cinical Practicum's I and II and provides students with an overview of research theory and methods related to evidence-based practice. The course also prepares students for the Capstone Project, NPTAE, and prospective employment. The course utilizes a blended-learning construct from which students discuss and assess their experiences and progress towards the Minimum Required Skills of Physical Therpapist Assistant Graduates at Entry-Level.

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB AND (PTA1210LELB OR (PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB)) AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND (PTA1420LELB OR (PTA1421LE AND PTA1425LB)) AND PTA2610LE AND PTA2620LE AND PTA2710LELB AND PTA2720LELB
    Corequisites:
    PTA2981CL AND PTA2982CL
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      F
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
  13. PTA 2981 PTA Clinical Practicum I

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    This course is the first of 2 full-time (38 hours/week) 8-week clinical practicums. The skills and knowledge acquired over the length of the PTA program will be applied in supervised, direct patient care in a selected clinical setting. Student will provide safe and quality care ot patients with uncomplicated to comlex diagnoses under the supervision and direction of the assigned Clinical Instrucotr (CI) and in accordance the patient's plan of care, patient complexity/acuity, the physical environment, governing laws, facility policies, and the student's skill level. Student are evaluated using the electronic Clinical Performance Instrument (e-CPI). The final grade for the course is:1)based on the e-CPI; 2)determined by the PTA Program Director in collaboration with the CI; and, 3)graded in accordance with a Satisfactory/Unstatisfactory grading scale.

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB AND (PTA1210LELB OR (PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB)) AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND (PTA1420LELB OR (PTA1421LE AND PTA1425LB)) AND PTA2610LE AND PTA2620LE AND PTA2710LELB AND PTA2720LELB
    Corequisites:
    PTA2901LE
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DF01R
      Offer Days:
      Date:
      1/12 - 3/6
      Time From - To:
      1:00 AM - 1:00 AM
      Room Name:
      OFF-CAMP
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
  14. PTA 2982 PTA Practicum II

    Credits:
    3
    Lecture Hours:
    0
    Lab Hours:
    0
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    The skills and knowledge attained over the course of the PTA program will be utilized for application in direct patient care situations in a selected clinical setting over 35 hours/week for 10 weeks. Students will be expected to apply and integrate the knowledge and skills that they have learned in the PTA program and from that of the previous clinical practicum. By the end of this clinical practicum, the students will be expected to be able to practice in a manner that is consistent with the role and entry level skills of a PTA professional. (Fall)

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB AND (PTA1210LELB OR (PTA1201LE AND PTA1205LB)) AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND (PTA1420LELB OR (PTA1421LE AND PTA1425LB)) AND PTA2610LE AND PTA2620LE AND PTA2710LELB AND PTA2720LELB AND PTA2981CL
    Corequisites:
    PTA2901LE
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DS01R
      Offer Days:
      Date:
      3/16 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      1:00 AM - 1:00 AM
      Room Name:
      OFF-CAMP
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class