Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

PTA-103 - Physical Therapy Prin & Proc 2 (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: PTA101, BIO160, BIO161 COREQUISITES: PTA102, PTA112
This course provides the physical therapist assistant student with an understanding of diagnoses and the physical therapy treatment methods used with people experiencing orthopedic and other problems that directly affect range of motion, strength, coordination, and endurance. Emphasis will be place on treatment concepts of orthopedic rehabilitation and therapeutic exercise. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

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