Therapeutic Modalities provides instruction in the theory and application of therapeutic modalities used by physical therapist assistants. Modalities covered include the therapeutic use of heat and cold, massage, hydrotherapy, traction, intermittent pressure pumps, and use of electrical currents. Common conditions requiring the use of these treatment modalities will be presented, and contraindications and special precautions for their use will be discussed. In addition, this course will include the appropriate test and measures necessary for the safe application of the modalities utilized by the physical therapist assistant. 3 credits Pre-requisites:BIO209, BIO219, PTA102, PTA103 Co-requisites:PTA206, PTA210   View Syllabus (pdf)

Pricing and availability for this course are subject to change.

Credits:  3
Prerequisites:  BIO 209 ,  BIO 219 ,  PTA 102 ,  PTA 103
Corequisites:  PTA 206 ,  PTA 210
Tuition:   Cecil County Residents - $327
  Other Maryland Residents - $609
  Non-Maryland Residents - $753
  Course Fees:  $45
  Registration Fee*:  $75/semester
  Student Development Fee**:  $8/credit hour
  *$35 discount on registration fee for early registrations
  **Not charged for Summer session or approved senior citizens

Schedule not available for the current term.