Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

PTA-110 Fundamentals for PTA (3.00)

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. Includes a 32-hour off-campus clinical experience. Credits: 3, Hours: (2/2/0/0), Prereq: Minimum C grade in both PTA-120 & PTA-140; Coreq: BIO-168; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B