Physical Therapy Intervention II

PHTH 212  Physical Therapy Intervention II

C O U R S E   I N F O R M A T I O N
Course Title:                Physical Therapy Intervention II.
Code:                          PHTH 212.
Hours:                         Lec – 3 Hrs.    Lab – 0 Hrs.    Cln – 0 Hrs.    Cr – 3.
Prerequisite:                None.
Level/Semester:           2nd level - Spring.
Department offering the course: Physical Therapy.

C O U R S E   D E S C R I P T I O N :
This course covers basic principles, physiologic effects, indications and contraindications, application and usage of equipment, and intervention rationale regarding mechanical devices, electrotherapy, and electromagnetic radiations equipment used in physical therapy practice.

C O U R S E   A I M :
At the end of this course the student will be able to build up knowledge related to mechanical/physical, electrical, and electromagnetic equipment, essential for competent practice and lifelong professional development.

T E A C H I N G   A N D   L E A R N I N G   M E T H O D S :
Illustrated lecture using personal computer and data show. Assignments.
Group discussion.

L I S T   O F   R E F E R E N C E S :
B. Hecox, Integrating Physical Agents in Rehabilitation, 2th  edition, Pearson Prentice Hall,
2005.
L. Knight, Therapeutic Modalities, the Art and Science, 2nd edition, Lippincott Williams and
Wilkins, 2008.
T. Nalty, Electrotherapy Clinical Procedures Manual,3th Mc Graw-Hill, 2002.
J. L. Reed: Electrotherapy Explained, Principles and Practice, 3rd edition, Butterworth
Heinemann, 2000.
S. Kitchen: Electrotherapy Evidence-Based Practice, 11th edition, Churchill Livingstone, 2002.
C. Gunn, bones and joints a guide for students, 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone, 2007. C. Kisner, Therapeutic exercise "Foundations and techniques", 5th edition, Davis, 2007.
B.  H.  Mehtreteb,  Integrating  Physical  Agents  in  Rehabilitation,  2th   edition,  Pearson
Prentice Hall, 2005

Students are advised to visit web pages related and which are not limited to:
www.healingbridge.com/exercise.htm
http://physicaltherapistclasses.com/