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PTA 214 - Electromodalities

Prerequisite: PTA 101 , PTA 103 , PTA 200  

Corequisite: PTA 202 , PTA 203 , PTA 205 ,   

Description: This course provides the opportunity for the physical therapist assistant student to develop knowledge related to the principles of electricity, electrotherapy, and electromagnetic radiation therapy for selected treatment modalities. Use of low volt, high volt and interferential electrical stimulation devices is practiced. Use of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) and use of biofeedback in physical therapy is discussed.

Credits: (3)
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3

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