PTA 122 - Therapeutic Modalities

(Two hours of theory, three hours of laboratory per week) Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of the theory and use of therapeutic modalities used for thermotherapy, electrotherapy, mechanical agents and electromagnetic agents. Both basic principles and clinical applications of such modalities will be presented. Students will gain the ability to recognize common indications, contraindications and special precautions for the application of modalities. The Transfer online option has four on-campus skills weekends focused on psychomotor skills for the PTA.

Semester hours: 3.0


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Last updated: 02/02/2023