May 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Chesapeake College Catalog
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PTA 102+ - Physical Therapist Assistant I (Basic Techniques)

6 credits
Introductory study of the theory and skill development in body mechanics, gait training and data collection techniques. Emphasis is on competence in postural measurements, transfers, range of motion, manual muscle testing, basic therapeutic exercise, assistive devices and massage. The course covers disease processes and specific medical conditions seen in physical therapy. [SPRING] Course Fee. Three hours lecture, six hours laboratory per week.
Prerequisite(s): PTA 101+ , BIO 211+ , MAT 113+ , ENG 101+ , PSC 150 . Corequisite: PTA 106+ .



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