Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

PTA-215 Orthopedic Issues (4.00)

Introduces management of orthopedic conditions encountered by the physical therapist assistant in the clinical setting. Reviews anatomy, tissue injury and repair. Covers common conditions per joint, precautions for diagnoses and the impact on treatment planning. Focuses on general intervention strategies, treatment progression and therapeutic techniques used in the management of orthopedic conditions. Credits: 4, Hours: (3/2/0/0), Prereq: minimum C in PTA-301; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B