PT 142 Clin proc II Data Collection

This course builds the students' repertoire of clinical skills and techniques and continues to prepare the physical therapist assistant student for implementing the physical therapist's plan of care. The student learns data-collection skills including measuring joint range of motion using a goniometer or other tools, muscle length testing, sensory, reflex, balance and coordination testing, cranial nerve testing and manual muscle testing, vital sign collection, anthropometric data collection and blood chemistry review. The student is expected to demonstrate competency in all data collection skills. Prerequisites: PT 121, PT 131, PT 132 and SC 253. Co-requisites: PT 141 and PT 143. Contact Hours: (2,3)