PTA-225: Applied Pathology for PTAs (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Applied Pathology for PTAs
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Examines the signs, symptoms, etiology, course, prognosis, medical intervention, and treatment of diseases with an emphasis on diseases commonly encountered in physical therapy. Medical Terminology will be reinforced. Also highlights patient care with emphasis on physical therapy interventions relevant to the body system involved in various pathologies. Topics include aseptic technique and wound care, cardiac rehabilitation and chest physiotherapy (CPT), and selected manual therapy techniques. Guided lab setting.

BIO-234 (with a C or better), PTA-102, PTA-110, PTA-168, and PTA-132
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.