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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

PTA.-210 Rehabilitation Procedures I

Credits 5 / 3.5 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-100  (ACSR-100), completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0, or completion of RDNG-030 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076   Co-requisite: Student must enroll in one section of PTA.-210L  
Principles and techniques of wheelchair fitting and management; safety and training in the use of orthotics and prosthetics; use of standardized questionnaries/scales; self-care and home/ community management. Ventilation respiration and circulation data collection. Aerobic capacity endurance conditioning/reconditioning. Gait locomotion/balance data collection safety and progression. Study and application of pathology clinical findings medical treatment and physical therapy interventions for selected neurological cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions. Review of normal neuroanatomy/ neurophysiology.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course the student will demonstrate the ability to: (NEUROANATOMY/NEUROPHYSIOLOGY REVIEW) By completing a written outline: state and/or describe the following 1. types of nerve cells 2. neuron structures 3. synapses 4. axons 5. white matter 6. gray matter 7. fibers and pathways 8. the central nervous system (CNS) and its major parts: lobes, association cortex, motor areas, hemispheric specialization, (L) and ®) hemisphere function, hemispheric connections, deep brain structures, cerebellum and brain stem 9. the peripheral nervous system 10. spinal cord and its tracts - afferent and efferent 11. sensory system 12. PNS - Somatic Nervous System 13. cervical, brachial and lumbosacral plexi 14. peripheral nerves 15. autonomic nervous system 16. cerebral circulation 17. reaction to injury 18. All review questions at end of chapter. 19. Identify and color selected structures to be identified on handout to accompany written outline. 20. Predict possible limitations based on structure and function should there be a pathology.