2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

PTA 210 - Neurology for the PTA (4 Credits)


This course focuses on the study of nervous system physiology, anatomy, development and pathology, as well as motor control and motor learning across the lifespan. These principles are applied to a variety of neurological diseases and conditions commonly encountered in physical therapy practice. Students are expected to apply appropriate data collection, treatment techniques and documentation skills to case studies involving patients with neurological pathologies. Students who complete this course can demonstrate the use of clinical reasoning skills in the safe application of treatment interventions. Lecture Hours: 39. Laboratory Hours: 26. Prerequisite(s): PTA 150  and permission of the department head. Course Fee: $80. Laboratory Fee: $35. Usually offered in the fall.