PTA 105 - Functional Anatomy for the Physical Therapist Assistant

(Two hours of theory, three hours of laboratory per week) This course will introduce the student to the essentials of functional anatomy as related to the study of muscle origin, insertion, action and innervation. In addition, basic terminology and concepts of applied kinesiology will also be covered. Experiences will include student application of appropriate communication skills with hands-on application of palpation skills as well as how to obtain patient consent. Cadaver dissection surface anatomy review is also completed.

Semester hours: 3.0

Last updated: 03/17/2020