Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

PTA-160 PTA Procedures I (3)

Introduces assessment skills and exercise procedures performed by the PTA. Covers theory and application of goniometry, manual muscle testing, palpation and various other assessment techniques with a focus on the lower extremities. Explores basic exercise procedures as they relate to the results of the assessment procedures. Includes laboratory demonstration and practice of each skill. Credits: 3, Hours: (2/2/0/0), Prereq: BIO-168, BIO-173, PTA-110, PTA-120, PTA-150, PTA-192, PTA-193; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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