Jun 24, 2018  
2017 - 2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017 - 2018 Academic Catalog
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PTA 2620 PTA Clinical Arts III

4 Credit Hour(s)
This course covers normal development from conception to birth, normal reflex development and developmental milestones after birth. General concepts of aging included as basis for understanding problems encountered by patients with neuromotor and neuromuscular disorders. Physical therapy management of patients with cerebrovascular accidents, head trauma, cerebral palsy, and spinal cord injuries included. Primary neurophysiological approaches (NDT, PNF, Brunnstrom, and Rood) are covered, as well as a variety of other treatment techniques and NDT therapeutic exercises. (5 Lab Hours/week for first 5 weeks of semester)

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Fall Semester PTA courses
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.



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