Oct 30, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
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AHPT 201 - Physical Therapist Assisting II/Lab


Credit(s): 5

Prerequisite(s): AHPT 101 , AHPT 105 , AHPT 205 , AHPT 206 , AHPT 210 , and AHPT 218 .
Corequisite(s): AHPT 213 , AHPT 215 , and AHPT 220 .
This is the second in the series of procedures and application courses. The following topics are covered: theoretical principles and application of cardiopulmonary rehab, industrial rehab, ergonomics, gait analysis and training; prosthetic and orthotic application and treatment; breathing exercises and strategies, airway clearance techniques; biofeedback, topical applications, electrotherapy, ultrasound; light therapies; procedure and application of cervical and lumbar traction; theory and application of massage/manual therapy. Students will accurately document the treatment and patient’s response within various related case studies as well as present research to the class about a selected therapeutic modality using peer-reviewed journals. (Spring Semester)



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