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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Physical Therapy (P T)

P T 100 Physical Therapist Assistant--Introduction (3) Orientation to the field of physical therapy, historical background of the profession, professional ethics, medical terminology, and patient care techniques.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: BIOL 129  

P T 100S Physical Therapist Assistant-Introduction (3) Orientation to the field of physical therapy, historical background of the profession, professional ethics, medical terminology, and patient care techniques with First Year Seminar requirements.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or Concurrent:BIOL 129  

P T 101S Introduction to Computer Skills for the PTA (1) Introduction to basic computer skills for the physical therapist assistant.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

P T 150 Physical Therapist Assistant Procedures I (2) General considerations for basic physical therapy modalities including their indications, contraindications, skill development and practical application.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inBIOL 129, BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100 ; orP T 100S Prerequisite or Concurrent:P T 384  

P T 160 Therapeutic Exercise I (3) Introduction to the principles of exercise in the treatment of disease and injury.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inBIOL 129, BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100 orP T 100S .Prerequisite or Concurrent:P T 384  

P T 201 Licensure Preparation for the PTA (1) Preparation for the national PTA licensure examination.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or Concurrent:P T 250, P T 260, P T 395E, P T 280 ; orP T 280W ; orP T 282 ; orP T 281 andP T 282W  

P T 202 Pediatric PT (1) A study of physical therapy as it applies to pediatric patients.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in:P T 270 ; orP T 270A ; orP T 270W Prerequisite or Concurrent:P T 280 ; orP T 280W ; orP T 281 andP T 282 ; orP T 282W   Concurrent: P T 260

P T 204 Seminar in Physical Therapy (1) Specialized physical therapy topics investigated in the framework of clinic visitations and presentations by clinical experts.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inP T 384, P T 270 ; orP T 270A ; orP T 270W Prerequisite or Concurrent:P T 280 ; orP T 280W ; orP T 282 ; orP T 281 andP T 282W   Concurrent: P T 260

P T 205 Human Musculature (1-2) Comprehensive review of Human Musculature.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inBIOL 129  

P T 250 Physical Therapist Assistant--Procedures II (4) General considerations for advanced physical therapy modalities including their indications, contraindications, skill development and practical application.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inP T 150, P T 160, P T 270 ; orP T 270A ; orP T 270W, P T 290, P T 395E  

P T 260 Therapeutic Exercise--II (3) Advanced principles of exercise in the treatment of disease and injury.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inP T 160, P T 270 ; orP T 270A ; orP T 270W Prerequisite or Concurrent:P T 150, P T 290, P T 395E  

P T 270 Pathophysiology (3-4) Introduction to medical and post-operative conditions and/or disease states most frequently treated by physical therapy interventions.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inBIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100, P T 384   Concurrent: P T 150 P T 160 P T 290

P T 270 Pathophysiology (3-4) Introduction to medical and post-operative conditions and/or disease states most frequently treated by physical therapy interventions.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inBIOL 129, BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100 orP T 100S  

P T 270A (IL) Pathophysiology (3-4) Introduction to medical and post-operative conditions and disease states frequently treated by physical therapy interventions in the USA and Africa.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inBIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100, P T 384   Concurrent: P T 150 P T 160 P T 281 P T 290

P T 270W Pathophysiology (3-4) Introduction medical and post-operative conditions and/or disease states most frequently treated by physical therapy interventions.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inBIOL 129, BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100 orP T 100S  

P T 280 Rehabilitation (4-5) This course provides the theoretical basis and clinical practice skills used in the assessment and intervention for patients with neuromuscular, functional, and cognitive impairments.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better inBIOL 129, BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 150, P T 160, P T 270 ; orP T 270A ; orP T 270W, P T 290, P T 384, P T 395E   Concurrent: P T 250 P T 260

P T 280W Rehabilitation (4-5) This course provides the theoretical basis and clinical practice skills used in the assessment and intervention for patients with neuromuscular, functional, and cognitive impairments.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better inBIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 150, P T 160, P T 270 ; orP T 270A ; orP T 270W, P T 384, P T 290, P T 395E   Concurrent: P T 250 P T 260

P T 281 Rehabilitation-1 (2) Introduction to the diagnoses, impairments, and treatment interventions utilized by the PTA in the rehabilitation setting.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in the following:BIOL 129, BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100 orP T 100S, P T 384 Prerequisite or Concurrent:P T 270 ; orP T 270A ; orP T 270W   Concurrent: P T 150 P T 160 P T 290 P T 395E

P T 282 Rehabilitation-2 (2-3) Examination of techniques and laboratory experiences in rehabilitation techniques for the physically-challenged.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100, P T 290, P T 395E, P T 281, P T 270 orP T 270W orP T 270A  

P T 282W Rehabilitation-2W (3) Examination of techniques and laboratory experiences in rehabilitation techniques for the physically-challenged.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100, P T 290, P T 270 orP T 270A orP T 270W, P T 395E andP T 281  

P T 290 Professional Issues in Clinical Practice (1) Introduction of professional issues related to the physical therapist assistant's role in practice, including documentation, billing, communication, and professionalism.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inP T 100 orP T 100S Prerequisite or concurrent:P T 160, P T 270 orP T 270A orP T 270W   Concurrent: P T 150

P T 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2000
 

P T 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2000
 

P T 384 Applied Kinesiology (4) Study of anatomical structure, body movement. Characteristic muscle action and motion will be analyzed in relation to physical therapy context.
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inBIOL 129, BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 100  

P T 395E Physical Therapist Assistant--Practicum I (3) The practice of physical therapist assistant skills in a clinical setting under the direct supervision of a physical therapist.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: P T 150, P T 160, P T 270, P T 290 orP T 270A orP T 270W;P T 384  

P T 395F Physical Therapist Assistant--Practicum II (4) The practice of physical therapist assistant skills in a clinical setting under the direct supervision of a registered physical therapist.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: P T 250 a grade of C or better inP T 260, P T 280, P T 280W orP T 281 andP T 282 orP T 282W, P T 395E  

P T 395G Physical Therapist Assistant--Practicum III (4) The practice of physical therapist assistant skills in a clinical setting under the direct supervision of a registered physical therapist.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: A grade of C or better inP T 395F  

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