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Sinclair College

PTA 1165 Manual Therapy

Theory of the physiological effects, indications, and contraindications of therapeutic touch and manual therapy and the therapeutic application of palpation, patient draping, and manual techniques, including massage, soft tissue mobilization, myofascial release, and joint mobilization as a portion of therapeutic treatment interventions. Four lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: PTA 1000 

Outcomes

  • Students will be able to demonstrate behaviors related to ethics, values, responsibilities, and professional communication during treatment of patients across the lifespan needing manual therapy interventions at a refinement level.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate clinical decision making skills within the plan of care established by the physical therapist during treatment of patients across the lifespan needing manual therapy interventions at a refinement level.
  • Students will be able to perform appropriate data collection skills essential for carrying out the plan of care established by the physical therapist during treatment of patients across the lifespan needing manual therapy at an introductory level.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate competence in implementing selected components of interventions in the plan of care established by the physical therapist during treatment of patients across the lifespan needing manual therapy interventions at an introductory level.
  • Students will be able to effectively participate in the health care environment during treatment of patients across the lifespan needing manual therapy interventions at an introductory level.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate practice management skills consistent with the current standards in the healthcare environment during treatment of patients across the lifespan needing manual therapy interventions at a refinement level.

Credit Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 4