Clinical Procedures II - Advanced Procedures
Course #: PT 143
Class/Lab Hours: 1, 2
This course builds the students’ repertoire of clinical skills and techniques and continues to prepare the physical therapist assistant student for implementing the physical therapist’s plan of care. The student is introduced to the intervention of therapeutic exercise including passive range of motion, stretching, strengthening, PNF, balance, aerobic, aquatic and other exercise techniques. The student learns the principles and application of massage. The student is introduced to integumentary system, wounds, wound care, bandaging and compression techniques. The student is expected to demonstrate competency in the application of components of the physical therapists plan of care including the interventions of therapeutic exercise, massage and wound care. Prerequisites: PT 121, PT 131, PT 132 and SC 253. Co-requisites: PT 141 and 142.
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