Spring Semester 2020 - Credit Courses

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AHPT_280_80Special Topics for the PTA
Meets: 1/6/2020-1/24/2020
Online Intersession Course
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Special Topics for the PTA

Prerequisites: AHPT 101, AHPT 105, AHPT 205, AHPT 206, AHPT 210, and AHPT 218.Corequisites: AHPT 201, AHPT 213, AHPT 215, and AHPT 220.This course is designed to teach the theory and application of specialized areas of physical therapist assistant practice, exploring the mechanism of action, adverse effects, and physical therapy implications of drugs used to treat conditions commonly encountered by the physical therapist assistant. In addition, this course will explore the essential information physical therapist assistants need to be able to accurately recognize patients' medical imaging studies in order to better understand the nature of their pathology or injury. Emphasis will be placed on radiography, CT Scan, and MRI images related to various conditions commonly seen in physical therapy. This course will also explore important issues related to reimbursement and the importance of research and evidence-based practice.

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