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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2016-2017 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.