Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

PTA 101 - Introduction to Physical Therapy II

General concepts of disease and disease processes are discussed.  Diseases of selected organs are studied as they relate to Physical Therapy.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  PTA 100 Introduction to Physical Therapy II

Corequisite:  BIO 132 Anatomy & Physiology II

Credits: 4
4 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Define terms related to the disease and disabilities studied in this course.
  2. Explain the causes, pathophysiological processes and classification of disease and disability studied in this course.
  3. Outline the principles of healing.
  4. Review health care literature in relation to pathophysiology.
  5. Explain the roles various health care providers have in the management of commonly seen pathology.