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2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PTA 1010 - Basic Patient Care in Physical Therapy

5 Credits

Examines the basic patient care skills for the healthcare practitioner. Enables the student to gain an understanding and demonstrate skills that include positioning, body mechanics, transfers, range of motion, palpation, vital signs, aseptic techniques, bandaging, intermittent venous compression, medical terminology, activities of daily living, wheelchair management, architectural barriers, and gait training. Note: This course was previously listed as PTA 110.

Required: Admission to PTA program or Instructor’s permission