Mar 27, 2023  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

PTAT 2510 - Musculoskeletal Conditions and Treatment for the PTA

Credit hours: 5

Course Description:
This course introduces the PTA student to common musculoskeletal pathologies, contemporary rehabilitation concepts, and accepted therapeutic interventions for these conditions. Emphasis will be placed on safe and effective application of specific orthopedic treatment interventions and data collection.  

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Consistently and competently apply knowledge of the human musculoskeletal system in the practice of physical therapy in the classroom and laboratory illustrations of the musculoskeletal patient. 
  2. Safely and competently implement physical therapy treatments as directed by the physical therapist for the musculoskeletal patient population as discussed in this course in formats as specified.
  3. Successfully compare and contrast musculoskeletal pathologies in classroom and laboratory activities.
  4. Consistently assess, recommend, and justify appropriate musculoskeletal treatment planning in the classroom and laboratory setting.