Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

PTA-110 Fundamentals for PTA (3)

Introduces patient care activities for the PTA, including positioning and draping, posture and body mechanics. Covers pre-ambulation activities, including exercise and functional activities, fitting of assistive devices, gait training, and negotiation of architectural barriers. Credits: 3, Hours: (2/2/0/0), Prereq: BIO-173, HSC-210, PTA-120, PTA-140; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B