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PTA 2325 Modalities I

Application of commonly used passive and mechanical physical agents, with emphasis on safe application of the treatment intervention. Four lab hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Rehabilitation Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: PTA 1200 

Outcomes

  • Student will understand the principles of commonly used passive and mechanical physical agents and how to appropriately apply them during patient care.
  • Student will be able to assess the patient's appropriateness for a modality and assess the treatment outcome.
  • Student will be able to select the appropriate modality to treat affected tissue/structure.
  • Student will be able to competently apply modalities, assuring the patient's safety, comfort and privacy while monitoring the patient's response to treatment and document information appropriately.

Credit Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 4