May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 140 - Therapeutic Modalities

Students will participate in lectures and integrated laboratory experiences to explore therapeutic intervention utilizing physical agents including heat, cold, light, sound, water, electricity, and electromagnetic waves in the treatment of acute and chronic diseases and injuries. Students will be introduced to wound care, burn care, and infection control. Emphasis will be on the application and safe, appropriate use of treatment modalities. Semester Credit Hours 3.00 Semester Credit Hours. Lecture Contact Hours: 30. Lab Contact Hours: 30. Clinical Contact Hours: 0. Prerequisites: PT 110 Functional Kinesiology  and PT 130 Basic Patient Care . Corequisite: PT 151 Therapeutic Exercise .