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2007-08 Online Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Physical Therapy (PT)

PT 203 - Professional Issues Seminar
Framework for students' becoming excellent practitioners, focusing on values, principles and core documents of the physical therapy profession, and contemporary issues related to the profession. Pre/co-requisite: DPT majors only.
Credits: 2.00
PT 213 - Movement Science I
Mechanical properties of muscle, joint, tendon, ligament, and bone related to human movement. Concepts and principles of kinesiology of peripheral, spinal joints, posture, and gait. Pre/co-requisites: ANNB 201
Credits: 3.00
PT 232 - Clinical Education I
Clinical experience to understand the role of the physical therapist. Practice specific skills of examination, evaluation and intervention in primarily out-patient musculo-skeletal settings. Pre-requisite: PT 201, PT 211, PT 221. Co-requisite: PT 202, PT 212, PT 222.
Credits: 0.00 or 2.00
PT 241 - Patient Management I
Introduction to principles and practices of patient/client management including fundamental patient handling skills, physical examination techniques, history taking and interviewing skills, and clinical documentation. Pre/co-requisites: ANNB 201; PT 203.
Credits: 6.00
PT 242 - Patient Management II
Laboratory experiences apply foundational biomechanical and kinesiology principles of the trunk, spine and extremeties with non-complex conditions involving the neuromusculoskeletal systems. Pre/co-requisites: ANNB 201; PT 203; PT 241.
Credits: 8.00
PT 302 - Prof Practice I
Credits: 2.00
PT 315 - Clinical Skills Lab III
Students practice observational, verbal, written, manual, and intellectual skills in PT examination, evaluation, and management of peripheral neruo-musculo-skeletal, metabolic and multiple systems impairments and disabilities. Prerequisites: PT 211, PT 212. Co-requisites: PT 323, PT 341 , PT 333, PT 355.
Credits: 4.00
PT 316 - Clinical Skills Lab IV
Students practice observational, verbal, written, manual, and intellectual skills in PT examination, evaluation, and management of individuals with various neurological conditions. Prerequisite: PT 211, PT 212, PT 315. Co-requisite: PT 324, PT 342, PT 355.
Credits: 4.00
PT 317 - Clinical Skills Laboratory V
Therapeutic approaches to pain, restoration of function and movement, assistive technology, training and education, patient advocacy, and coordination of care throughout the life span. Prerequisite: PT 211, PT 212, PT 315, PT 316. Co-requisite: PT 325, PT 334, PT 343.
Credits: 3.00
PT 323 - Tutorial III
Small group tutorials to investigate, apply and integrate the relevant foundational sciences pertaining to persons with peripheral neuro-musculo-skeletal, metabolic and multiple systems impairments and disabilities. Prerequisite: PT 221, PT 222.
Credits: 4.00
PT 324 - Tutorial IV
Small group tutorials to investigate, apply and integrate the relevant foundational sciences pertaining to persons with various neurological conditions. Prerequisite: PT 221, PT 222, PT 323. Co-requisite: PT 316, PT 342, PT 355.
Credits: 4.00
PT 325 - Tutorials V
Explore inter-relationships between clinical conditions, health, politics, culture, ethics and professionalism, focusing on role of physical therapists as consultant, patient advocate and health team member. Prerequisite: PT 221, PT 222, PT 323, PT 326. Co-requisite: PT 316, PT 334, PT 343.
Credits: 3.00
PT 333 - Clinical Education II
6-week clinical experience providing opportunities for integration of didactic information and clinical skills for safe, effective, comprehensive patient care in same setting as Clinical Education I. Prerequisite: PT 202, PT 212, PT 222, PT 232.
Credits: 3.00
PT 334 - Clinical Education III
A 8-week full-time experience integrating didactic information with clinical skills in one of three treatment settings. Focus: critical thinking, problem solving, and application of skills. Prerequisite: PT 232, PT 333.
Credits: 4.00 or 6.00
PT 335 - Clinical Education IV
Two 8-week, full-time clinical experiences integrating didactic information and clinical skills. Practice and refine skills, attitudes and behaviors. A variety of clinical settings is required. Prerequisite: PT 232, PT 333, PT 334.
Credits: 6.00
PT 336 - Clinical Education V
Two 8-week, full-time clinical experiences integrating didactic information and clinical skills. Practice and refine skills, attitudes and behaviors. A variety of clinical settings is required. Prerequisites: PT 232, PT 333 , PT 334, PT 335.
Credits: 6.00
PT 341 - Clin Science&Practice Sem III
Large group forum to learn, analyze, and discuss scientific, clinical, and professional practice issues related to peripheral neurologic, metabolic, and multiple systems impairment and disabilities. Prerequisite: PT 201, PT 202. Co-requisite: PT 315, PT 323, PT 333, PT 355.
Credits: 4.00
PT 342 - Clin Science&Practice Sem IV
Learn analyze and discuss scientific, clinical and professional practice issues regarding individuals with systems problems, using patient/family centered approach. Prerequisite: PT 201, PT 202, PT 341. Co-requisite: PT 316, PT 324, PT 355.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
PT 343 - Clin Science & Practice Sem V
Explore global/societal aspects of health care delivery, focusing on role of physical therapist as consultant, interdisciplinary health team member, and advocate in health care. Prerequisite: PT 201, PT 202, PT 341, PT 342. Co-requisite: PT 316, PT 325, PT 334.
Credits: 4.00
PT 350 - PT Professional Practicum
Professional practicum/Service-Learning experience to explore health/well-being of individuals, groups and communities in interdisciplinary settings. Students will develop core competencies for health care providers. Prerequisites: PT 232; PT 333; or Instructor Permission; Co-requisites: three credit Graduate level interdisciplinary course that matches with type of practicum; approved by PT department.
Credits: 2.00
PT 385 - Evidence-based Practice in PT
Analysis of evidence regarding efficacy, incorporating client preferences in decision making; synthesis of information, recommendations for practice. Ethics in research. Preventing harm. Prerequisites: PT 201, PT 202, PT 341.
Credits: 2.00
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