Course Abstract Details

PTA-231, Overview of Special Populations

Credits: 3

Course Description

PTA-231, Overview of Special Populations, presents a normal and pathological overview of the aging process as well as the involvement of physical therapy in the treatment of the geriatric, burn, amputee, and acute care populations. This course will also introduce the student to the importance of wound care in rehabilitation and the field of orthotics. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-091, admission to the program, and permission of the Program Director. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. DIVERSITY/WORLD VIEW.

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