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Caddo-Kiowa Technology Center - Ft Cobb
2013
Health Science
Therapeutic Services
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physical Therapy Assistant
HL0010023
General Education courses must be taken as part of this Career Major. These include: English Composition I, English Composition II, American Government & Politics, Math or College Algebra and US History. Prerequisites - Support courses taken are: General Psychology, Medical Terminology, Biological Concepts with Lab, Human Anatomy with Lab, Human Physiology with Lab and Developmental Psychology Physical therapy assistants perform a variety of tasks under the direction and supervision of physical therapists. They provide part of a patient’s treatment, which may include exercises, massages, electrical stimulation, paraffin baths, hot and cold packs, traction, and ultrasounds. Physical therapist assistants also record the patient’s responses to treatment and report the outcome of each treatment to the physical therapist. Students in this major will learn about vital signs, range of motion, muscle function, pain management, advanced therapeutic exercise training, and how to do work with patients with severe injuries or disabilities. Students practice in a variety of settings as chosen by the instructor. Students must obtain Physical Therapy Assistant certification to work in this field.
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1042.0
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Courses
  Course Code Course Title Hours Actions
Course in official sequence HL00040 Introduction to Physical Therapy Assisting 32.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00025 Basic Human Needs 48.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00041 Pain Management I 72.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00042 Therapeutic Exercise I 72.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00306 Physical Therapy Assistant Clinical Practicum I 184.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00045 Therapeutic Exercise II 66.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00044 Physical Therapy Assistant Systems/Problems 32.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00043 Threats to Basic Needs 48.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00026 Pain Management II 48.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00307 Physical Therapy Assistant Clinical Practicum II 440.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog