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Fall 2023
Jul 14,2024
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PTA 101 - Introduction to Clinical Practice 1
Admission into the PTA program required. This course introduces physical therapy practice patterns for acute and chronic soft tissue injuries across the healing continuum. Students are introduced to principles of body mechanics, gross mobility training, positioning, biophysical agents, and aquatic therapy. Evidence-based practice is also introduced.
5.000 Credit hours
50.000 TO 60.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Professions Division
Health Professions Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Skills Development
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Physical Therapist Assistant

PTA 100

Credit level PTA 101L Minimum Grade of C or Credit level PTA 101LR Minimum Grade of C

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