Course Abstract Details

PTA-113, Modalities

Credits: 3

Course Description

PTA-113, Modalities, is designed to develop and refine knowledge and understanding of the
physical and physiological principles, which govern the therapeutic application of thermal
agents, electrotherapy, and hydrotherapy as they are used in a clinical setting. Students will
demonstrate skill in the application of modalities based upon knowledge of human anatomy
and the physiological effect of each particular modality as well as effects, parameters,
indications, and contraindications for each modality. Students will discuss and explain indications for modalities as related to specific signs, symptoms, and disease processes. Three credits. Three billable hours. Additional $75 fee required. Offered Winter term only.

Course Objectives and Grading Information
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Learning Goals

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