Physical Therapist Assistant (PTH)
Prerequisites: PTH 105, PTH 110, PTH 115, PTH 121, PTH 151, PTH 210, and PTH 227. Corequisites: PTH 122, PTH 226. Focuses on treatment techniques typical of long-term rehabilitation, e.g. the rehabilitation of congenital and neurological disorders and disfigurement associated with chronic injury and disease. Fundamental concepts related to neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neural control, growth and development and neurorehab principles and other specialized techniques are emphasized. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 7 hours per week.