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PTA 1220 Neuropathology

Structure and function of the nervous system; recognition of pathology and clinical rationale for the appropriate therapeutic management of commonly treated neurological diseases/conditions.

Prerequisites: PTA 1120 and PTA 1125

Course Outcomes
  • Students will understand the etiology and pathophysiology of various neurological pathologies.
  • Students will understand the role of the physical therapist assistant in the medical management and treatment of patients with various neurological pathologies.
  • Students will be able to identify appropriate treatment techniques and when patient's response to physical therapy interventions requires modification or cessation.
  • Students will be able to select appropriate treatment interventions for the patients in varying stage of neurological disease.
Credit Hours: 1
  • Classroom: 1 hour
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Rehabilitation Services
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term