2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Neuromuscular Therapist (NT13) Associate of Applied Science Degree

Campus Availability and Advisement:

Not Accepting New Students Into This Program At This Time

Program Description:

The Neuromuscular Therapy program consists of a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of Neuromuscular therapy. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Program graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics. In addition, the program emphasizes specialized training in areas such as Swedish massage, functional Assessment, myofascial release, postural analysis, identification of diseases and conditions, medical documentation, therapeutic stretching, NMT protocol and client care. Program graduates receive an associate of applied science degree (A.A.S.) in Neuromuscular Therapy, which qualifies them to apply to take a certification examination and apply for licensure in Georgia.

Entrance Dates:

Beginning of any semester for pre-occupational curriculum. Summer semester for occupational curriculum.

Entrance Requirements:

Age: 17 years old for entrance into Health Technology pre-occupational curriculum
18 years old for entrance into Health Technology programs

Pre-Occupational Curriculum (25 Credit Hours)

BIOL 2113Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BIOL 2113LAnatomy and Physiology Lab I

1

BIOL 2114Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BIOL 2114LAnatomy and Physiology Lab II

1

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

XXXX xxxxHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

PSYC 1101Introductory Psychology

3

SPCH 1101Public Speaking

3

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

Occupational Curriculum (40 Hours)

NEUT 1001Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology I

4

NEUT 1005Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology II

4

NEUT 1010Neural Science

4

NEUT 1020Pathology for the Neuromuscular Therapist

2

NEUT 1030Neuromuscular Therapy Fundamentals

3

NEUT 1050Technique and Theory I

5

NEUT 1060Clinic I

2

NEUT 1080Techniques and Theory II

3

NEUT 1081Techniques and Theory III

3

NEUT 1100Adjunctive Modalities

3

NEUT 1110Licensure Review

3

NEUT 1120Clinic II

2

NEUT 1230Professional Leadership for Neuromuscular Therapist

2

Total Credit Hours: 65 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation