Mar 30, 2020  
2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTHA 2267 - Practicum III Advanced

2 credit hours.
Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Two hundred twenty-four clinical hours.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of PTHA courses in curriculum.

An advanced type of health professions work-based training that helps students gain practical experience in the discipline, enhance skills, and integrate knowledge. The emphasis is on practical work experience for which the student has acquired the necessary theoretical knowledge and basic skills. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional, generally a clinical preceptor. This is a full-time clinical practicum for the second-year student in their final rotation, to exhibit safe, efficacious practice of all clinical/academic skills learned up to this point including: body mechanics, transfers, gait training, vital signs, massage, bandaging and medical asepsis, therapeutic modalities, therapeutic exercise, wheelchair assessment, postural exercises, goniometry, manual muscle testing and management of an orthopedic patient or the neurologically impaired patient.

Note: Additional course fee(s) required.

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