Fall Semester 2023 - Credit Courses

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 Course TitleCredDaysTimeRoomSeats
AHPT_218_01Theraptc Exercise for the PTA
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.


BC 114

BC 114
6J Robertson

Theraptc Exercise for the PTA

Prerequisite: AHPT 105.Corequisites: AHPT 101, AHPT 205, AHPT 206, and AHPT 210.This course introduces the physical therapist assistant student to topics such as exercise physiology, exercise prescription tailored to the individual, general therapeutic exercise, aquatic therapy, relaxation techniques, exercise and establishing a home exercise program. Current health practices and theory will be addressed in relation to nutrition/wellness within special populations emphasizing preventative practice. Students will become familiar with contraindications for exercise training in persons with various system or musculoskeletal disabilities and will understand how to progress an individual through a therapeutic exercise program established by a physical therapist.

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