Fall Semester 2023 - Credit Courses

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 Course TitleCredDaysTimeRoomSeats
AHPT_101_01Physcl Thrpst Assist I/Lab
Meets: 8/22/2023-11/17/2023
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students may only register for this course after being accepted to the Physical Therapist Assistant program through a competitive application process.
5crMWTh8:45AM-10:00AMBC 1146J Heil
Add'l Fee: $300.00

Physcl Thrpst Assist I/Lab

Prerequisite: AHPT 105.Corequisites: AHPT 205, AHPT 206, AHPT 210, and AHPT 218.This is the first of two sequential skills and procedures courses in the PTA program. The following topics are covered: basic principles and procedures of physical therapy; basic care skills and application techniques; use of assistive devices; architectural and environment barriers; wound care and debridement techniques; definition and measurement of vital signs and application to emergency situations; documentation; incorporation of medical terminology and abbreviations; basic principles of tissue inflammation and edema management; introduction to pain theories, conditions, and assessment; physiological principles, indications/contraindications, and application of physical agents discussed in lecture; and the PTA's role in discharge planning and the importance of communication with the PT.

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This information was last updated on Tuesday, December 05, 2023 at 9:00:07 AM