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Winter 2024
Apr 14,2024
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PTA 201 - Physical Therapy and the Older Adult
This course is designed to facilitate understanding of older adults and their needs and to promote concepts of successful aging based on the physical therapy interventions. Dementia, pharmacology, fall prevention, and the PTA’s role in the team approach to providing quality care for the older adult will be examined.
Program Restriction: Must be admitted into the Physical Therapist Assistant Program; second year student required
2.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 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
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Physical Therapist Assistant

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