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PTA 198: Soft Tissue Management

This course applies and builds on the knowledge of human anatomy and clinical kinesiology and instructs the PTA student in the safe and appropriate use of soft tissue techniques. These include, but are not limited to, basic soft tissue massage and compression to be performed under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Lecture, demonstration, lab practice and patient simulations will be used to develop problem-solving and technical skills needed for clinical application.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; PTA 220 minimum grade "C"

Credits
2
Lecture Hours
15
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
30
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
45

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