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PTA Biophysical Agents

Credits: 4
Course Number: 10-524-143

Course Description

10-524-143 PTA Biophysical Agents...develops the knowledge and technical skills necessary to perform numerous therapeutic modalities likely to be utilized as a PTA. (Prerequisites: Admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant program; 10-806-177 General Anatomy & Physiology, 10-524-139, PTA Patient Interventions; 10-524-140, PTA Professional Issues 1; 10-524-156 PTA Applied Kinesiology 1; 10-524-157, Applied Kinesiology 2)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

This course is associated with the following programs:

What will I learn?

  1. Apply therapeutic ultrasound
  2. Examine therapeutic applications of electromagnetic modalities
  3. Apply electrotherapeutic interventions
  4. Apply biofeedback interventions
  5. Apply compression interventions
  6. Apply mechanical traction techniques
  7. Assess pain

Class Details

Class Number:
Green Bay Campus
Blended - 50%-99% Online
Spring 2024
Mary Cumbers
Date Range:
Estimated Cost:
$650.20 *

Class Notes

  • This class is taught through a combination of in-person and online instruction. Students will attend live portions of the class at the dates, times, and location specified. The remaining instruction will be accessed anywhere using internet. For more information regarding this delivery and how to access your class, see

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
03/20/24 - 05/10/24 Anytime
03/20/24 - 05/10/24 W, F
7:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Green Bay Campus Room HS218

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost