2011-12 Student Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2022  
2011-12 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTA 111L - Basic Patient Care Skills

1 Cr.


This laboratory course introduces the PTA student to basic patient care skills including standard precautions, body mechanics, patient positioning, measurement of vital signs, wheelchair management, transfers, and gait training. Through self-study, the student is also introduced to medical terminology and medical abbreviations in preparation for documentation. Students must complete a minimum of 45 hours of observation in a physical therapy clinic. (Usually offered Spring semester.)

Pre-requisites that may be met concurrently: PTA 110, PTA 112L, PTA 116, BIO 213, and BIO 213L


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