Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

PTA-201 - Phys Therapy Prin/Procedures 3 (5 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: PTA102, PTA103, PTA112, BIO162 COREQUISITES: PTA202, PTA211
An advanced study of physical therapy modality procedures for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), biofeedback, individual muscle and low volt electrical stimulation. Included is an in-depth study of the physical therapy management of spinal cord injuries, head trauma, hemiplegia, neuromuscular disease, and geriatric and pediatric patients. The role of physical therapy in the health-care arena is emphasized. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

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