2019 - 2020 Student Catalog 
    Jun 03, 2023  
2019 - 2020 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTA 240 - Clinical Medicine II

2 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

The content of this course includes the pathophysiological changes resulting from disease processes including the etiology of diseases and disruption of the integrity of bodily functions due to traumatic, immunological, genetic, inflammatory, and degenerative causes. This course emphasizes pathology and pharmacology for diagnoses affecting the neuromuscular systems which are commonly encountered in physical therapy practice, for example, stroke, head injury, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injury. Oncology and changes associated with advanced age are also covered. This course is the final classroom experience for the PTA program. Therefore, composition of resume and cover letters, mock interviews, and a mock licensing exam are included. This is a three week modular course which begins the ninth week of the semester.
Restricted to PTA Students
Usually offered Spring semester
Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requsites that may be met concurrently: PTA 210, PTA 211L, PTA 220, PTA 221L, PTA 226, PTA 230, PTA 231L, PTA 232L, PTA 240, PTA 250, PTA 275, BIO 215

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