Physical Therapy Assistant (524)

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For complete 2017-2018 programs/academic plans, please refer to Academic Programs.

524-139

An introduction to basic skills and physical therapy interventions performed by the physical therapist assistant.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Physical Therapist Assistant Program.
Credits: 4
Pre-requisites: (801-195 or 801-136) and (801-196) and (804-107) and (806-139) and (806-177)
Co-requisites: (524-138 or 524-156) and (524-141 or 524-157)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201726167524-139W08/23/2017 - 12/13/201710:00am - 11:50amGriffin, S.Central
Fall 201726167524-139W08/23/2017 - 12/13/201712:00pm - 3:50pmGriffin, S.Central

524-140

Introduces the history and development of the physical therapy program, legal and ethical issues, the interdisciplinary health care team, and professional communication skills.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Pre-requisites: (524-142) and (524-143) and (524-145) and (524-147)
Co-requisites: (524-144) and (524-146) and (524-148)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201726880524-140W08/23/2017 - 12/13/201710:00am - 11:50amStevens, J.Central

524-142

Provides instruction on the implementation of a variety of therapeutic exercise principles. Learners implement, educate, adapt, and assess responses to therapeutic exercises.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (524-138 or 524-156) and (524-139) and (524-141 or 524-157)
Co-requisites: (524-143) and (524-145) and (524-147)

524-143

Develops the knowledge and technical skills necessary to perform numerous therapeutic modalities likely to be utilized as a PTA.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 4
Pre-requisites: (524-138 or 524-156) and (524-139) and (524-141 or 524-157)
Co-requisites: (524-142) and (524-145) and (524-147)

524-144 PTA Principles of Neuromuscular Rehabilitation

Integrates concepts of neuromuscular pathologies, physical therapy interventions, and data collection in patient treatment.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 4
Pre-requisites: (524-142) and (524-143) and (524-145) and (524-147)
Co-requisites: (524-140) and (524-146) and (524-148)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201726863524-144F08/25/2017 - 12/15/201710:00am - 1:50pmGinther, C.Central
Fall 201726863524-144M08/28/2017 - 12/18/201710:00am - 11:50amGinther, C.Central

524-145 PTA Principles of Musculoskletal Rehabilitation

Integrates concepts of musculoskeletal pathologies, physical therapy interventions, and data collection in patient treatment.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 4
Pre-requisites: (524-138 or 524-156) and (524-139) and (524-141 or 524-157)
Co-requisites: (524-142) and (524-143) and (524-147)

524-146 PTA Principles of Cardiopulmonary & Integumentary Conditions

Integrates concepts of cardiopulmonary and integumentary pathologies, physical therapy interventions, and data collection in patient treatment.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (524-142) and (524-143) and (524-145) and (524-147)
Co-requisites: (524-140) and (524-144) and (524-148)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201726881524-146M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20171:00pm - 2:50pmGriffin, S.Central
Fall 201726881524-146M08/28/2017 - 12/18/20173:00pm - 4:50pmGriffin, S.Central

524-147

Provides a part-time clinical experience to apply foundational elements, knowledge, and technical skills pertinent to physical therapy practice.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Pre-requisites: (524-138 or 524-156) and (524-139) and (524-141 or 524-157)
Co-requisites: (524-142) and (524-143) and (524-145)

524-148

Provides another part-time clinical experience to apply foundational elements, knowledge, and technical skills required of the entry level physical therapist assistant in various practice settings.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (524-142) and (524-143) and (524-145) and (524-147)
Co-requisites: (524-140) and (524-144) and (524-146)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201726864524-148TR08/24/2017 - 12/14/2017TBALarson, I.Outreach

524-149

A capstone course that integrates concepts of pathology, physical therapy interventions and data collection across the lifespan. In addition the PTA's role in health, wellness and prevention; reintegration, and physical therapy interventions for special patient populations will be addressed.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Pre-requisites: (524-140) and (524-144) and (524-146) and (524-148)
Co-requisites: (524-150) and (524-151)

524-150

Incorporates professional development, advanced legal and ethical issues, healthcare management and administration, and further development of professional communication strategies.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 2
Pre-requisites: (524-140) and (524-144) and (524-146) and (524-148)
Co-requisites: (524-149) and (524-151)

524-151 PTA Clinical Practice 3

Provides a full-time clinical experience to apply foundational elements, knowledge, and technical skills required of the entry level physical therapist assistant in various practice settings.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 5
Pre-requisites: (524-140) and (524-144) and (524-146) and (524-148)
Co-requisites: (524-149) and (524-150)

524-156 PTA Applied Kinesiology 1

Introduces basic principles of musculoskeletal anatomy, kinematics, and clinical assessment. Students locate and identify muscles, joints, and other landmarks of the lower quadrant in addition to assessing range of motion and strength.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Physical Therapist Assistant Program.
Credits: 4
Pre-requisites: (801-195 or 801-136) and (801-196) and (804-107) and (806-139) and (806-177)
Co-requisites: (524-157) and (524-139)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750726524-156TR08/24/2017 - 10/17/201710:00am - 11:50amGriffin, S.Central
Fall 201750726524-156R08/24/2017 - 10/12/20171:00pm - 4:50pmGriffin, S.Central
Fall 201750726524-156T08/29/2017 - 10/17/201712:00pm - 3:50pmGriffin, S.Central

524-157 PTA Applied Kinesiology 2

Applies basic principles from PTA Kinesiology 1 to the axial skeleton and upper quadrant including location and identification of muscles, joints and other landmarks. Assess range of motion and strength of the axial skeleton and upper quadrant. Integrate analysis of posture and gait.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Restrictions: Restricted to students admitted to Physical Therapist Assistant Program.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (801-195 or 801-136) and (801-196) and (804-107) and (806-139) and (806-177)
Co-requisites: (524-156) and (524-139)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750727524-157R10/19/2017 - 12/14/20171:00pm - 2:50pmGriffin, S.Central
Fall 201750727524-157R10/19/2017 - 12/14/20173:00pm - 4:50pmGriffin, S.Central
Fall 201750727524-157T10/24/2017 - 12/12/201712:00pm - 1:50pmGriffin, S.Central
Fall 201750727524-157T10/24/2017 - 12/12/20172:00pm - 3:50pmGriffin, S.Central