PTA 201 Therapeutic Exercise

Fall 2017

Jessica Sliker PTA, BS

Course Instructor

jslikerpta@gmail.com

Holly Kaiser PT, DPT

Course Coordinator

Course #:

PTA 201

Course Title:    

Therapeutic Exercise

Credit Hours:

2

Contact Hours in Semester:   

30

Number of weeks:

10

Format:

Lecture and Lab

Pre-requisite Course(s):

PTA 105 Kinesiology

PTA 107 Therapeutic Measurement

Co-requisite Course(s):

none

Division of Health Professions

PTA Program Faculty

TEXT(S):

 

Please consult the PTA Program Textbook link and confirm selections with course instructor.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Introduces treatment interventions that correlate with patient therapy goals.  Topics include range of motion and strengthening.  Emphasizes activities to promote clinical decision making using patient scenarios.

 

Course Goals:

Following the successful completion of this course with a grade of C+ or higher, the learner will be able to:

 

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  • Recognize that there is a relationship between impairments, functional limitations, patient goals and the therapeutic interventions chosen to address them.
  • Provide appropriate therapeutic interventions for a given patient scenario, including possible progressions and taking into account precautions and contraindications.
  • Demonstrate therapeutic interventions including clear instructions, verbal cues and tactile cues that results in proper performance of the exercise or intervention.

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