Course: PTA 1112  Pathology for Physical Rehabilitation

Subject: Physical Therapist Assistant

Prerequisites: PTA 1013, PTA 1023, PTA 1213; Corequisite: PTA 1224, PTA 2014, BIO 2102, PTA 1151

Credits: 2

Description: The student will identify underlying circumstances and phases of disease and dysfunction, describe primary and secondary disability patterns related to various deficits, gain knowledge of functional activities and techniques to prevent secondary disabilities using special equipment as needed, and identify terms, prefixes, suffixes and abbreviations used in the medical practice.