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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTA 102 Physical Therapy Procedures I

Credits: (2)
The theory and practice of physical therapy procedures are begun, including patient positioning and handling techniques, skin care, heat, cold, hydrotherapy treatments and massage. Ambulation with assistive devices, transfers, activities of daily living skills and wheelchair prescription and use are taught. The theory, effects, contraindications and safety precautions of these treatments are learned. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the PTA program or permission of instructor Co-requisite(s): PTA 101 , PTA 102L , PTA 107 , and PTA 108  , or permission of instructor.