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PTA-211-L

Clinical Skills for the PTA Lab

Clinical Skills provides students practice in performing techniques for basic data collection methods in manual muscle testing, muscle length testing, osteokinematic and arthrokinematic function, end-feel, anthropometric measures and goniometry. Students demonstrate modification of techniques as necessary based on patient condition.  Students will understand how impairments are identified through data collection and utilized in designing treatments for different patient conditions.  Students will incorporate literature reviews to determine evidence-based outcome measures for data collection methods.

Credits:
2.0

Prerequisite:
ANAT 200, ANAT 200-L, PTA 100, PTA 100-L

Corequisite:
PTA 211

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