Course: PTA 1202  Development, Conditions and Treatment Across The Lifespan

Subject: Physical Therapist Assistant

Prerequisites: PTA 1312; Corequisites: PTA 2024, PTA 2113, PTA 2021

Credits: 2

Description: The student will be introduced to basic terminology and the theoretical frameworks that guide the study of the human lifespan. The student will review the physiological function of different body systems, their interrelationships, and how changes occur over the course of a lifetime. The student will correlate these changes with age appropriate motor, cognitive, and social-emotional development across the lifespan, and demonstrate awareness and appropriate therapeutic intervention for specific issues/conditions that impact infants, children, adolescents, adults, and elders.