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Exploration of specialty and niche areas of physical therapy practice and ethical situations; resume writing; utilization of current evidence to educate others. Physiology and rational for use and application of emerging and re-emerging biophysical agents. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
Division: Health Sciences
Department: Rehabilitation Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
Prereqs: PTA 2315
Students will utilize current evidence to educate others about physical therapy related topics.
Students will be able to assess the patient's appropriateness for a modality and assess the treatment outcomes.
Students will explore various niche markets in the physical therapy field.
Students will discuss ethical situations related to patient care in physical therapy and compare/contrast appropriate actions/resolutions.
Students will understand the principles of emerging and re-emerging biophysical agents and how to appropriately apply them to patients.
Students will be able to select appropriate modalities to treat the affected tissue/structure.
Students will be able to competently apply modalities, assuring the patient's safety, comfort, and privacy; while monitoring the patient's response to treatment, and document appropriately.