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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 2014

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      MW
      Date:
      8/20 - 12/12
      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.
        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:
      8/20 - 12/12
      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.
        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:
      8/20 - 12/12
      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.
        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 1210 PTA Skills II

    Credits:
    4
    Lecture Hours:
    3
    Lab Hours:
    1
    Lab Fee:
    $77.00
    Course Description:

    The course provides lecture and laboratory work that include the physiology and treatment of pain; the utilization of physical agents including thermal and athermal agents, hydrotheraphy, ultrasound, phonophoresis, electrical simulation, iontophoresis, compression, mechanical motion and traction devices; biofeedback; and basic wound care, bandaging, and measures in physical therapy.

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB
    Corequisites:
    PTA1420LELB AND PTA1310LE
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      MW
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
      Books
      • Title
        Manual for Physical Agents 6th ed.
        Author(s)
        Karen W. Hayes
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-13-607215-7
        Cost
        $94.40
      • Title
        Beard's Message 5th ed
        Author(s)
        Giovanni De Domenico
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-72-160350-6
        Cost
        $90.40
      • Title
        Physical Agents Theory and Practice, 3rd edition
        Author(s)
        Barbara Behrens; Holly Beinert
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-3816-7
        Cost
        $93.05
    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      MW
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      9:55 AM - 11:10 AM
      Books
      • Title
        Manual for Physical Agents 6th ed.
        Author(s)
        Karen W. Hayes
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-13-607215-7
        Cost
        $94.40
      • Title
        Beard's Message 5th ed
        Author(s)
        Giovanni De Domenico
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-72-160350-6
        Cost
        $90.40
      • Title
        Physical Agents Theory and Practice, 3rd edition
        Author(s)
        Barbara Behrens; Holly Beinert
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-3816-7
        Cost
        $93.05
  3. 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
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      MW
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Pathololgy fo rthe Physical Therapist Assistant
        Author(s)
        Penelope J. Lescher
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-0786-6
        Cost
        $93.05
  4. 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 2014

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      M
      Date:
      8/20 - 12/12
      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
  5. PTA 1420 Kinesiology

    Credits:
    5
    Lecture Hours:
    4
    Lab Hours:
    3
    Lab Fee:
    $0.00
    Course Description:

    Emphasis is placed on the framework of human movement, arthrokinematics of joints, the muscular system, the nervous system, the circulatory system, joint measures and testing, and the biomechanical application to joint structure and the function of the body, with emphasis on the vertebral column, thorax and chest wall, TMJ, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle, and foot.

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB AND PTA1410LE
    Corequisites:
    PTA1210LELB AND PTA1310LE
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      TR
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      9:00 AM - 10:40 AM
      Books
      • Title
        Essentials of Kinesiology, 2nd edition
        Author(s)
        Mansfield & Neumann
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-323-08944-9
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry 4th ed
        Author(s)
        Cynthia C. Norkin & D. Joyce White
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2066-7
        Cost
        $70.45
      • Title
        Trail Guide to the Body 5th ed.
        Author(s)
        Andrew Biel
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-9829786-5-8
        Cost
        $29.95
      • Title
        Trail Guide to the Body: Student Workbook 5th ed
        Author(s)
        Andrew Biel
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-9829786-6-5
        Cost
        $0.00
    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      TR
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      10:50 AM - 12:05 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Essentials of Kinesiology, 2nd edition
        Author(s)
        Mansfield & Neumann
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-323-08944-9
        Cost
        $0.00
      • Title
        Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry 4th ed
        Author(s)
        Cynthia C. Norkin & D. Joyce White
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-8036-2066-7
        Cost
        $70.45
      • Title
        Trail Guide to the Body 5th ed.
        Author(s)
        Andrew Biel
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-9829786-5-8
        Cost
        $29.95
      • Title
        Trail Guide to the Body: Student Workbook 5th ed
        Author(s)
        Andrew Biel
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-0-9829786-6-5
        Cost
        $0.00
  6. 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
    Corequisites:
    PTA2710LELB AND PTA2720LELB
    Semesters

    FALL 2014

    • Section:
      DS01M
      Offer Days:
      R
      Date:
      10/15 - 12/12
      Time From - To:
      12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
      Books
      • Title
        Patient Education in Rehabilitation
        Author(s)
        Dreeben
        Copyright
        ISBN
        9780763755447
        Cost
        $0.00
  7. 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
    Corequisites:
    PTA2610LE AND PTA2710LELB AND PTA2720LELB
    Semesters

    FALL 2014

    • Section:
      DF01M
      Offer Days:
      R
      Date:
      8/20 - 10/14
      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
  8. 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
    Corequisites:
    PTA2610LE AND PTA2620LE AND PTA2720LELB
    Semesters

    FALL 2014

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      M
      Date:
      8/20 - 12/12
      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:
      8/20 - 12/12
      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
  9. 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
    Corequisites:
    PTA2610LE AND PTA2620LE AND PTA2710LELB
    Semesters

    FALL 2014

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      TR
      Date:
      8/20 - 12/12
      Time From - To:
      8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
      Books
      • 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:
      8/20 - 12/12
      Time From - To:
      9:55 AM - 11:10 AM
      Books
      • 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
  10. PTA 2900 PTA Capstone

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

    The Capstone project is completed by the PTA student concurrent with the clinical practicums and independent of class or laboratory participation. This is a culminating project that will be coordinated by program faculty. (Fall)

    Prerequisites:
    PTA1110LELB AND PTA1210LELB AND PTA1310LE AND PTA1410LE AND PTA1420LELB AND PTA2610LE AND PTA2620LE AND PTA2710LELB AND PTA2720LELB
    Corequisites:
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DC01M
      Offer Days:
      R
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
      Books
      • Title
        PTA Exam 2015
        Author(s)
        Scott M. Giles
        Copyright
        ISBN
        978-1-890989-35-4
        Cost
        $99.75
  11. PTA 2980 PTA Practicum I

    Credits:
    2
    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 a 35 hours/week for 6 weeks. Students will be expected to apply and integrate the knowledge and skills that they have learned in the PTA program to provide quality care to patients with uncomplicated to complex diagnoses. Supervision and guidance of the students will be the responsibility of the clinical instructor at the clinical setting, and will vary with the complexity of the patient, the invironment, the governing laws, and the skill of the PTA student. (Fall)

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisites:
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DX01M
      Offer Days:
      MTWF
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      Room Name:
      OFF-CAMP
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
    • Section:
      DX01M
      Offer Days:
      R
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
      Room Name:
      OFF-CAMP
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
  12. 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:
    Corequisites:
    Semesters

    SPRI 2015

    • Section:
      DX01M
      Offer Days:
      MTWF
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
      Room Name:
      OFF-CAMP
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class
    • Section:
      DX01M
      Offer Days:
      R
      Date:
      1/12 - 5/7
      Time From - To:
      12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
      Room Name:
      OFF-CAMP
      Books
    • Title
      There are no books for this class

Cancelled Classes

There are class cancellations for Thursday, October 30, 2014.  Please check the class cancellation page for more information. 

 

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