Apr 17, 2021  
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTAS 210 - Physical Therapist Assisting III


8 hrs (Sem I)
The third of a four-semester sequence places emphasis on implementation of treatment plans as designed by the Physical Therapist. Kinesiology, muscle imbalance, arthrologic and myologic dysfunctional considerations are applied to musculoskeletal pathologies and pain syndromes especially as related to aging, joint disorders, autoimmune disorders, labyrinthine dysfunction, postural control and gait, amputations and use of prosthetic and orthotic devices. Various treatment approaches are covered for central and peripheral neurological disorders. Social, economic, and psychologic situations are considered in relation to those treatments. This course includes an introduction to evidence-based practice for the Physical Therapist Assistant. 5 lecture hours, 9 laboratory hours.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in PTAS 130  and PSYC 142 ; a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in SOCL 151  or PSYC 201 ; and a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 102 .