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Sinclair College

PTA 1220 Neuropathology

Structure and function of the nervous system; recognition of pathology and clinical rationale for the appropriate therapeutic management of commonly treated neurological diseases/conditions.

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

Prereqs: PTA 1120 AND PTA 1125 


  • Students will understand the etiology and pathophysiology of various neurological pathologies.
  • Students will understand the role of the physical therapist assistant in the medical management and treatment of patients with various neurological pathologies.
  • Students will be able to identify appropriate treatment techniques and when patient's response to physical therapy interventions requires modification or cessation.
  • Students will be able to select appropriate treatment interventions for the patients in varying stage of neurological disease.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 1