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2011-12 Online Catalogue

Courses in Physical Therapy (PT)

PT 095 - Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
PT 203 - Professional Seminar 1
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 204 - Professional Seminar 2
Students discuss professional issues and practices encountered in the clinical environment, allowing them to build a framework of knowledge and skills that supports excellent practice. S/U grading only. Pre/co-requisites: PT 203; Enrollment in DPT program.
Credits: 0.00
PT 205 - Professional Seminar 3
Students discuss professional issues and practices encountered in the clinical environment, allowing them to build a framework of knowledge and skills that supports excellent practice. S/U grading only. Pre/co-requisites: Enrollment in DPT program.
Credits: 0.00
PT 206 - Professional Seminar 4
Students discuss professional issues and practices encountered in the clinical environment, allowing them to build a framework of knowledge and skills that supports excellent practice. S/U grading only. Pre/co-requisite: Enrollment in DPT program.
Credits: 0.00
PT 207 - Professional Seminar 5
Students discuss professional issues and practices encountered in the clinical environment, allowing them to build a framework of knowledge and skills that supports excellent practice. S/U grading only. Pre/co-requisite: Enrollment in DPT program.
Credits: 0.00
PT 215 - Movement Science 2
Lecture and laboratory experience re theory, concepts, and measurement of normal sensory motor development, motor control, and motor learning across the lifespan. Pre/co-requisites: ANNB 302 , PT 242, and RMS 213. Enrolled as a DPT student.
Credits: 3.00
PT 241 - Patient Mngmt Fndmntl Skills
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 Mgmt Musculoskeletal 1
Lecture/Lab experiences in which students will apply fundamental biomechanical and kinesiology principles of the trunk, spine, and extremities. Pre/co-requisites: ANNB 201, PT 203, PT 241/ RMS 251, RMS 244, DPT students only
Credits: 8.00
PT 254 - Clinical Internship 1
Full-time (6 weeks) Clinical Education Internship in an out-patient Orthopedic clinical setting. Pre/co-requisite: Successful completion of year one of DPT program.
Credits: 2.00
PT 295 - Advanced Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 15.00
PT 301 - Clin Ethics for Hlthcare Prof
Students will analyze clinical and organizational healthcare issues from an interdisciplinary perspective. Ethical decision-making skills will be developed. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate Standing.
Credits: 3.00
PT 302 - Quality in Health Care
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to apply quality improvement approaches to the design and management of health care services. Pre/co-requisite: Graduate Standing.
Credits: 3.00
PT 321 - Applying Research to Practice
Students will critically appraise professional literature. Emphasis will be on discussion of the strength of the evidence and its relevance to the management of patients. Pre/co-requisite: RMS 220 (formerly PT 220).
Credits: 1.00
PT 322 - Research Project
Students learn to conduct a systematic review of the literature. The resulting paper and poster meet the comprehensive examination requirements for the DPT. Pre/co-requisites: RMS 220; PT 321.
Credits: 3.00
PT 328 - Independent Research Project
Students work with faculty member to assist in research, applying previously learned skills in critical appraisal, library searches, research methods and writing. Pre/co-requisites: RMS 220, permission.
Credits: 3.00
PT 331 - Practice Management in PT
This course introduces students to the fundamental nature and functions of general business organizations, particularly physical therapy practices. Pre/co-requisite: Enrollment in DPT program.
Credits: 2.00
PT 345 - Patient Mgt-Neuromuscular 1
Lecture and laboratory experiences re evidence-based medical and physical therapy management of adults with neuromuscular conditions including stroke, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injury. Pre/co-requisites: GRNU 303, GRNU 305, PT 215, Enrolled as DPT student.
Credits: 0.00 or 6.00
PT 346 - Patient Mgt-Neuromuscular 2
Lecture and laboratory experiences re evidence-based medical and physical therapy management of children with neuromuscular conditions such as cerebral palsy and adults with developmental disabilities. Pre/co-requisites: PT 345, Enrolled as a DPT student.
Credits: 0.00 or 5.00
PT 347 - Patient Mgt:Cardiopulmnary
Students explore disease risk and prevention, as well as medical, surgical, pharmacological, psychological, and physical therapies in the management of individuals with cardiopulmonary related diseases. Pre/co-requisites: ANNB 201, PT 241, GRNU 303, RMS 351, NURS 220; enrollment in DPT program.
Credits: 5.00
PT 348 - Patient Mgt:Medical/Surgical
Students explore medical, surgical, pharmacological, psychological, and physical therapies in the management of individuals with vascular, integumentary, lymphatic disorders and cancer. Pre/co-requisites: ANNB 201, PT 241, Enrollment in DPT program.
Credits: 2.00
PT 349 - Patient Mgt:Musculoskeletal 2
Lecture/lab applying foundational and advanced biomechanical, neurophysiological, kinesiological, and anatomical principles of the trunk, TMJ, spine, and extremities. Pre/co-requisites: Enrollment as DPT student.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
PT 353 - Clinical Internship 2
Full-time (8 weeks) Clinical Education Internship in various practice settings including out-patient, acute care, rehabilitation, home health, pediatric, long term care and specialty practices. Pre/co-requisites: Successful completion of the first two years of the DPT program, PT 331, PT 349, and GRAD 497.
Credits: 3.00
PT 355 - Clinical Internship 3
Full-time (8 weeks) Clinical Education Internship in various practice settings including out-patient, acute care, rehabilitation, home health, pediatric, long term care and specialty practices. Pre/co-requisites: Successful completion of the first two years of the DPT program, PT 331, PT 349, GRAD 497, and PT 353.
Credits: 3.00
PT 356 - Clinical Internship 4
Full-time (14 weeks) Clinical Education Internship in various practice settings including out-patient, acute care, rehabilitation, home health, pediatric, long term care and specialty practices. Pre/co-requisites: Successful completion of the first two years of the DPT program, and all third year coursework.
Credits: 6.00
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