Description: This course for physical therapist assistant (PTA) students deals with the clinical application of the functional activities and rehabilitation procedures relating to the management of therapy clients with neurological diagnoses. Other topics include normal growth and development and the rehabilitation of cardiopulmonary conditions. The focus is on the safe, legal, ethical and appropriate use of rehabilitation procedures, including physiological and therapeutic effects. The course also focuses on the development of communication skills, interpersonal relationships and professionalism required for the health care field. It requires a high level of critical thinking related to implementing and modifying physical therapy interventions.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):