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PTA 1230 Orthopedic Principles & Application Lecture

Theory and clinical rationale for the use of common tests, measures, data collection procedures, basic treatment, therapeutic exercises, and functional activities for common orthopedic and musculoskeletal diagnoses seen in a general population.

Prerequisites: PTA 1140 and PTA 1145

Course Outcomes
  • Students will understand how to select appropriate exercises and joint mobilization techniques for patients with regional pathology in various stages of healing.
  • Students will understand the principles of patient assessment and how to critically assess the validity and reliability of those tests chosen.
  • Students will understand how to assess the patient’s readiness for exercise and/or joint mobilization, how to monitor the patient’s response, and how to assess treatment outcomes.
  • Students will understand how to instruct, apply, monitor, and progress exercise and joint mobilization interventions for patients with regional pathology in various stages of healing, and how to document the treatment.
  • Students will understand the principles of therapeutic exercise and joint mobilization for patients with regional pathology in various stages of healing.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Rehabilitation Services
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Belcher
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Restricted to PTA Majors, Required to Be 18 Or Older
Open Seats: 11
Meets: M from 10:30AM to 12:30PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 11
Meets: M from
10:30AM to 12:30PM
Section: 100