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    Butler County Community College
   
 
  Feb 22, 2018
 
 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2017-2018

PTAP 121 - Procedures I


4 credits (2 lecture, 4 lab)
The first of four sequential courses addresses general skills such as body mechanics, infection control, gait and functional training, and therapeutic modalities including heat, cold, compression, massage, ultrasound, and electromagnetic modalities. Students will be introduced to identifying patients’ status regarding architectural barriers, environmental modifications, skin integrity and sensation, and vital signs.
Corerequisite(s): PTAP 101, PTAP 135, and BIOL 131.