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PTA 241 Physical Therapist Assisting IV
Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in PTA 231 and PTA 232 and concurrent enrollment in PTA 242

This course includes the theory and practice of skills needed in clinical practice as a PTA regarding interventions for patients needing amputation & prosthetic training, neurological deficits due to disease or trauma, common pediatric disorders, cardiac and pulmonary conditions. Other topics of study will include the psychosocial issues related to rehabilitation, environmental barriers and adaptive modifications, prescription wheel chair seating systems, a study of normal and abnormal motor development, neurotherapeutic rehabilitation techniques, and the effects of aging on functional movement across the lifespan. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/physicaltherapy

SPECIAL NOTE: Explore the physical therapist assistant program and come to an information session. For more details, go to elgin.edu/visitecc

A criminal background check, drug test,and appropriate PSB-HOA test scores are required for the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program. For more information please refer to elgin.edu/ph ysicaltherapy

 
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