PTA Therapeutic Skills: Musculoskeletal Conditions

Course Code: THER 170

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This course includes the theories and the applications of therapeutic interventions for treating patients or clients who possess impairments resulting from musculoskeletal disorders. Students will develop a basic understanding of the rationale for therapeutic interventions and the ability to safely and effectively apply the skills and modalities. Classroom, practical skills labs and clinic-day learning experiences allow for the transformation and integration of information into various clinical situations to promote functional independence and active living. This course prepares students for their first fieldwork placement.