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PHYSICAL THERAPY (P-T)

  
P-T 521/BIO 501/CSC 421         Cr. 7
Human Gross Anatomy
A comprehensive consideration of the human anatomy including both neuro-musculoskeletal components and internal organ systems. Systems included are musculoskeletal, neurological, urogenital, gastrointestinal, skeletal, and cardiopulmonary. The course includes the complete regional dissection of the human cadaver. Biomechanical function, topographic and radiographic correlations, and clinical applications are emphasized. Provides an in-depth understanding of the gross anatomy of the human body through lecture, audiovisual, computer and gross cadaver dissection. Lect. 5, Lab. 12. Prerequisite: admission to Physical Therapy Program. (Cross-listed with BIO 501 and CSC 421. May only earn credit in BIO 501, CSC 421, or P-T 521.) Offered summer session.
 
P-T 522/O-T 422         Cr. 3
Physiology
A comprehensive study of physiological principles, exercise interaction of various body systems and discussion of implications for rehabilitative therapy. (Cross-listed with O-T 422; may only earn credit in P-T 522 or O-T 422, not both.) Offered summer session.
 
P-T 523         Cr. 3
Kinesiology and Biomechanics of Normal and Abnormal Movement
The principles and theories of the biomechanics of human motion presented to develop analytical skills in normal and abnormal movement. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisites: P-T 521 and 561. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 524         Cr. 3
Physiological Regulation of Exertion and Disease
Designed to provide the student with an overview of the physiological basis of activity. Exercise in different environments, gender differences in exercise in the elderly and children, concepts of strength and aerobic conditioning and anaerobic tests. Lect. 2,Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 522. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 525         Cr. 3
Neuroanatomy
This course will introduce the student to the anatomical basis of neuroscience on physical therapy. Structure and physiological function of the central nervous system will be correlated for normal and abnormal processes. Patient examples and research literature will be utilized to foster appropriate decision-making skills in students. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisites: P-T 521 and 561. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 526/O-T 426         Cr. 2
Pathophysiology
This course will provide the student with information about the general inflammatory and specific pathologies of the various organ systems. Orientation will be toward developing the ability for differential diagnosis in a physical therapy setting and determination of when further diagnostics may be indicated. Patient problems will be utilized as appropriate. Prerequisite: P-T 522. (Cross-listed with O-T 426; may only earn credit in P-T 526 or O-T 426, not both.) Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 527         Cr. 3
Life Span Motor Development
A study of life span motor development beginning with embryological development of the neurological, muscular and skeletal systems birth to death. Students study the movement characteristics of five different age groups (infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and seniors) performing activities of daily living. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 531         Cr. 2
Basic Handling in Patient Care
Fundamental skills used by physical therapists in a clinical setting. These include positioning transfers, elementary exercise programs, gait training. Lect. 1, Lab. 2. Prerequisites: P-T 521 and 561. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 532         Cr. 3
Physical Agents I
An introductory course to physical agents including a discussion of the inflammatory process. Theories, procedures, and methods of application of massage, hydrotherapy, cryo-therapy, thermal therapy, and mechanical compression will be presented. Laboratory time is scheduled for practice of physical agents. This course also details the basis of wound management using various dressings and physical agents. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 521. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 533         Cr. 3
Cardiopulmonary Evaluation and Treatment
This course will provide the student with background in cardiopulmonary anatomy. Instruction in techniques to evaluate both the cardiac and pulmonary systems will be followed by medical and other therapeutic strategies for the cardiac and/or pulmonary patient. Laboratory time will be available for practice of cardiopulmonary evaluation and intervention skills. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 524. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 534         Cr. 3
Physical Agents II
The use of electrotherapy to reduce edema, facilitate tissue healing, re-educate muscle, treat pain, and vascular or neurological impairment. Treatment with ultra-violet light, diathermy and surface EMG biofeedback will also be included. Laboratory time is scheduled for practice of physical agents. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 532. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 541/O-T 441         Cr. 1
Applied Communications in Allied Health Professions
Series of learning experiences related to interpersonal and communication skills; verbal, non-verbal and professional documentation will be emphasized. Prerequisites: admission to the O-T program. (Cross-listed with O-T 441; may only earn credit in P-T 541 or O-T 441, not both.) Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 549         Cr. 1
Physical Therapy Practice
Designed to introduce the student to the profession of physical therapy and its relationship to health care. Content will provide the student with an overview of a standardized approach to patient assessment, documentation, and goal setting. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 551         Cr. 3
Neural Basis of Movement I
The primary emphasis of this course is the evaluation and assessment of impairments in patients sustaining neurological insults. The reflex, hierarchical, and systems models of body-brain interaction will be presented as a basis for evaluation and treatment of the neurologically impaired patient. Classical treatment approaches will be discussed relative to the model upon which each was originally based. Students will learn to plan and perform a neurological examination. Assessment of neurological exam results and initial treatment planning will be instructed using a systems based approach. Students will analyze typical movement patterns in non-impaired subjects and compare to movement dysfunctions characteristic of patients following central and peripheral nervous system impairments. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 525. Offered summer session.
 
P-T 561         Cr. 3
Applied Anatomical Assessment
A course designed to acquaint the student with the clinical significance of anatomical landmarks and soft tissue testing procedures.Lect. 3, Lab. 5. Offered summer session.
 
P-T 562         Cr. 2
Scientific and Clinical Foundation
for Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions
A course designed to present the scientific and clinical foundation for evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions with emphasis on a review of the clinical and research literature. Prerequisites: P-T 521 and 561. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 563         Cr. 3
Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Treatment: Lower Extremity
Course content emphasizes the orthopaedic and sports physical therapy evaluation and treatment aspects of musculoskeletal problems of the lower extremities. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisites: P-T 521, 561, and 562. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 571         Cr. 1
Clinical Fieldwork I
A clinically based learning experience with an emphasis on extended care as typically provided through a skilled nursing facility or a home health agency. May include a pediatric residential facility as well. Pass/Fail grading. Offered J-Term.
 
P-T 635         Cr. 1
Prosthetics
Content of this course includes medical background and procedures, examination, evaluation, and intervention for people prior to and after a limb amputation. The student will study limb care and physical therapy programming for immediate post-op, pre-prosthetic and prosthetic training phases of care. Prosthetic design, recommendation, and evaluation will be covered. Lect. 1, Lab. 2. Prerequisites: PT 523, 532. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 642         Cr. 1
Clinical Teaching
Discussion and small group work related to principles of learning and teaching with emphasis on patient training, staff development, community teaching, and life-long learning. Prerequisite: P-T 541. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 643/O-T 443         Cr. 2
Health Care Systems
This course reviews the present state of the health care industry. The course focuses on the departmental fiscal management as well as assistant/ employee supervision. The operation of a therapy department is discussed in relation to fee structure, equipment acquisition, professional liability, and reimbursement issues. Quality assurance and practice issues are also discussed. Prerequisites: admission to the P-T program or O-T program. (Cross-listed with O-T 443; may only earn credit in O-T 443 or P-T 643, not both.) Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 644         Cr. 2
Psychological and Social Issues of Disability
A course designed to familiarize students with psychological and social aspects of illness. The course will focus on the inter-relation of patients, the surrounding environment and socioeconomic factors which affect the physical manifestation of illness. The course also discusses the professional interactions of members of the health care team. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 645         Cr. 1
Advanced Seminar I
This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to follow a patient from the initiation of therapy to their discharge from therapy. The course is also designed to give the student the opportunity to integrate the basic sciences and the clinical sciences relevant to physical therapy. This course will use problem-based learning as an instructional method. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 646/ O-T 446         Cr. 1
Professional Ethics
Exploration of the ethics of professional practice with strategies for ethical decision making. (Cross-listed with O-T 446; may only earn credit in P-T 646 or O-T 446, not both.) Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 652         Cr. 4
Neural Basis of Movement II
The primary emphasis of this course is on evaluation and management of the pediatric patient with neurologic impairments. Information about a variety of pediatric neurologic pathologies and developmental disabilities will be presented. In the course, the student will be introduced to standardized pediatric assessment tools and will plan and practice modifications of the neurologic examination for pediatric patients. Management of the pediatric client in a variety of locations will be covered. Lect. 2, Lab. 4. Prerequisites: P-T 551. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 653         Cr. 4
Neural Basis of Movement III
The primary emphasis of this course is the physical therapy treatment of motor problems in neurologically impaired adult and pediatric patients. Students will learn to plan treatment of patients with neurological impairments based on the results of the neurological examination. Students will learn to perform a variety of treatment techniques to remediate movement dysfunction in various areas of the body as well as learning how treatment of distant body sites can impact on remote areas. Hierarchically-based treatment approaches will be re-evaluated based on a systems-based model of body-brain interaction. Lect. 3, Lab 3. Prerequisite: P-T 652. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 664         Cr. 3
Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Treatment: Upper Extremity
Course content emphasizes the orthopaedic and sports physical therapy evaluation and treatment aspects of musculoskeletal problems of the upper extremities. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 562. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 665         Cr. 3
Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Treatment: Spine
This course will train students in evaluation and treatment techniques for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine and dysfunction. Students will learn basic subjective, objective and functional evaluation techniques and clinical decision making skills to plan appropriate treatment and discharge parameters. Laboratory time will be utilized to learn and practice technique. Lect. 3, Lab. 3. Prerequisite P-T 562. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 672         Cr. 2
Clinical Fieldwork II
Supervised clinical practice in a general-acute care hospital setting with emphasis on care of the medically fragile, the acutely ill and the post-surgical patient. Prerequisite: P-T 571. Pass/Fail grading. Offered summer session.
 
P-T 673         Cr. 2
Clinical Fieldwork III
Clinical experience with emphasis on the patient with musculoskeletal involvement. Prerequisite: P-T 672. Pass/Fail grading. Offered J-Term.
 
P-T 681         Cr. 3
Research Methods
Research methodology with an emphasis on clinical research is the focus of this course. Methods for critically evaluating the literature, literature search strategies, ethics in research, development of methodology, and types of research designs will be included. Students will prepare a research proposal. Offered summer session.
 
P-T 682         Cr. 2
Statistical Methods
A survey of statistical methods including simple and multiple regression, ANOVA, and multiple comparisons. Experimental design, type I and II errors, and concept of power of a research design will also be addressed. Computer use is an integral part of the course.
 
P-T 683         Cr. 2
Instrumentation
Development of skills and experience necessary for neuromotor data collection in the laboratory. Topics will include methods of data acquisition using the force plate, EMG, motion analysis, and isokinetic dynamometers as well as methods of processing, analyzing, and interpreting the data. Laboratory time will be available to collect and process data using experimental equipment. Prerequisite: P-T 523. Offered summer session.
 
P-T 690         Cr. 3
Advanced Clinical Skills: Orthopaedics I
This course provides advanced training in manual therapy skills used in the treatment of orthopaedic problems. Additional examination and treatment skills based upon orthopaedic problems involving the neuromusculoskeletal systems will be the primary focus. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in P-T 665. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 691         Cr. 3
Advanced Clinical Skills: Orthopaedics II
This course is designed to build on and augment skills acquired in P-T 690, Advanced Clinical Skills: Orthopaedics I. This course provides treatment skills based primarily on conditions related to the neuromusculoskeletal system. Prerequisite: P-T 690.
 
P-T 692         Cr. 3
Advanced Clinical Skills: Sports Physical Therapy I
This course is designed for individuals ultimately seeking specialization in the area of sports physical therapy and working toward APTA -- Sports P.T. Section Board Certification. This course includes in-depth study of the APTA -- Sports P.T. Section Advanced Clinical Competencies. Prerequisites: P-T 563 and 663. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 693         Cr. 3
Advanced Clinical Skills: Sports Physical Therapy II
This course is a continuation of Sports Physical Therapy I. Enrollment in Professional Physical Therapy Program required. Prerequisite: P-T 692. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 694 Cr. 1
Community Experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Provides the student with opportunity to observe cardiac patient education, cardiac surgery, and cardiac diagnostic procedures. Students will also have practical experience in Phase II and Phase III cardiac rehab programs. Students will complete a log summarizing their semester activities and prepare both a written and oral case report of a patient followed during cardiac rehabilitation. Prerequisite: P-T 533. Offered occasionally.
 
P-T 695         Cr. 1
Community Experiences in Long Term Care/Neurological and Geriatric Populations
Provides students the opportunity to work in neurology and internal medicine with geriatric physicians, physician assistants, and nurse clinicians with the objective to better understand the types of long term diseases and illnesses as well as the interventions that affect the neurologically involved and the population of older adults. Students will have the opportunity to observe surgery, bone density studies, and participate in an array of community services offered to patients diagnosed with neurological and long term diseases. Prerequisite: P-T 527. Offered occasionally.
 
P-T 696         Cr. 2
Clinical Biomechanics Research Emphasis
Biomechanics research methods and instrumentation practical experience with an emphasis on working on a research project directly under the guidance of the principal investigator(s). Students will be required to search and critique the literature concerning the research problem; collect analyze and format data; and develop a poster for presentation. Lect. 1, Lab. 3. Prerequisite: P-T 523.
 
P-T 697         Cr. 3
Neuro Elective I
In this course, the student will become proficient in examination, evaluation and intervention for clients using a variety of qualitative and standardized quantitative tools. The student will become familiar with services that communities may potentially offer a child or adult having a long-term disability. The student will utilize the services and/or plan modifications of existing services to provide adequate services addressing wellness and prevention as well as primary intervention to these patients. Students will become aware of how cultural, social, community, and political factors impact on the lives of people with disabilities. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 551. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 698         Cr. 3
Neuro Elective II
In this course, the student will become familiar with and participate in collaboration in a pediatric or adult rehabilitation setting. The student will identify and perform the unique roles of a physical therapist and be able to delegate and/or refer responsibilities outside the physical therapy scope of practice to appropriate members of the team. Students will utilize information and services provided by other members of health-care and/or educational teams to set goals and plan intervention directed toward attainment of the goals of the person with long-term disability. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 751. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 699         Cr. 1-6
Independent Study
Independent research of a special topic or problem related to electromyography, electrotherapy, mechanotherapy, sports medicine, orthopaedics, pediatrics, neurophysiology, and long-term rehabilitation. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. (Open to advanced students.) Repeatable for credit -- maximum 6.
 
P-T 721         Cr. 7
Human Gross Anatomy
A comprehensive consideration of the human anatomy including both neuro-musculoskeletal components and internal organ systems. Systems included are musculoskeletal, neurological, urogenital, gastrointestinal, skeletal, and cardiopulmonary. The course includes the complete regional dissection of the human cadaver. Biomechanical function, topographic and radiographic correlations, and clinical applications are emphasized. Provides an in-depth understanding of the gross anatomy of the human body through lecture, audiovisual, computer and gross cadaver dissection. Students will focus on a particular system based on their selected area of specialty. Not open to students who have completed P-T 521/BIO 501/CSC 421. Lect. 5, Lab. 12. Prerequisite: admission to Physical Therapy Program. Offered summer session.
 
P-T 723         Cr. 3
Level II Biomechanics
The principles and theories of the biomechanics of human motion presented to develop analytical skills in normal and abnormal movement. Students will focus on a particular aspect of movement based on their selected area of specialty. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Not open to students who have completed P-T 523. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 725         Cr. 3
Level II Neuroanatomy
This course will present the anatomical basis of neuroscience with emphasis on physical therapy. Structure and physiological function of the central nervous system will be correlated for normal and abnormal processes. Patient examples and research literature will be utilized to foster appropriate clinical decision-making skills in students. Students will focus on a particular aspect of neuroanatomy based on their selected area of specialty. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Not open to students who have completed P-T 525. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 726         Cr. 2
Level II Pathophysiology
This course will provide the student with information about general inflammatory processes and specific pathologies of the various organ systems. Orientation will be toward refining the ability for differential diagnosis in a physical therapy setting and determination of when further diagnostics may be indicted. Patient problems will be utilized as appropriate and will be relevant to the students' selected areas of specialty. Not open to students who have completed P-T 526. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 748         Cr. 1
Practice Issues
Study the multiple roles of the physical therapist as a professional and gain insight into the issues facing physical therapy today. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 751         Cr. 3
Level II Neural Basis of Movement I
This course will cover changing paradigms underlying physical therapy examination, evaluation, and intervention in clients with neurological dysfunction. The disability model and a systems approach will be used as a basis for revision of examination tools and functional goal setting for adults and children. The student will practice implementing modified examinations and evaluations based on the systems theory. Students will critically analyze research in a particular area of practice relative to these topics based on the student's selected area of specialty. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisites: acceptance into the physical therapy level II program. Not open to students who have completed P-T 551. Offered summer session.
 
P-T 752         Cr. 4
Level II Neural Basis of Movement II
In this course, the student will apply systems-based and motor learning constructs to physical therapy intervention for clients with neurological dysfunction. The disability model will be used as a basis for implementation, re-evaluation and revision of intervention. Students will critically analyze research in a particular area of practice relative to these topics based on the student's selected area of specialty. Lect. 3, Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 751. Not open to students who have completed P-T 652. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 753         Cr. 4
Level II Neural Basis of Movement III
In this course, students will apply new paradigms underlying physical therapy examination, evaluation, and intervention to patient populations having specific neurologic pathology or dysfunction. The student will evaluate the efficacy of various evaluation tools and interventions based on the latest scientific research. Lect. 3, Lab. 3. Prerequisite: P-T 752. Not open to students who have completed P-T 653. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 762         Cr. 2
Level II Scientific and Clinical Foundation for Evaluation and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions
A course designed to present the scientific and clinical foundation for evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions with emphasis on a review of the clinical and research literature. Students will focus on a particular part of the system or a condition based on their selected area of specialty. Not open to students who have completed P-T 562. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 763         Cr. 3
Level II Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Treatment: Lower Extremity
Course content emphasizes the orthopaedic and sports physical therapy evaluation and treatment aspects of musculoskeletal problems of the lower extremities. Students will focus their study on a selected area of specialty. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Not open to students who have completed P-T 563. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 764         Cr. 3
Level II Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Treatment: Upper Extremity
Course content emphasizes the orthopaedic and sports physical therapy evaluation and treatment aspects of musculoskeletal problems of the upper extremities. Students will focus their study on a selected area of specialty. Not open to students who have completed P-T 664. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 765         Cr. 3
Level II Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Treatment: Spine
This course will train students in evaluation and treatment techniques for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine pain and dysfunction. Students will learn subjective, objective and functional evaluation techniques and clinical decision-making skills to plan appropriate treatment and discharge parameters. Laboratory time will be utilized to learn and practice technique. Students will focus their study on a selected area of specialty. Lect. 2, Lab 3. Not open to students who have completed P-T 665. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 774         Cr. 4
Clinical Fieldwork IV
Continue clinical mastery with emphasis on the client with long term disabilities usually caused by a neuromuscular problem. Prerequisite: P-T 673. Pass/Fail grading. Offered summer session.
 
P-T 775         Cr. 4
Clinical Fieldwork V
Progress the student to an entry-level physical therapist through a full-time post didactic clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting. Pass/Fail grading. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 776         Cr. 4
Clinical Fieldwork VI
Progress the student to an entry-level physical therapist through one eight-week post didactic clinical experience. Prerequisite: P-T 775. Pass/Fail grading. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 781         Cr. 2
Scientific Inquiry
Seminar course focusing on the critical analysis of clinical research. Students will be required to search and critique the literature concerning the chosen research problem, sample utilized, research design, methodology and instrument employed, interpretation of statistical and practical results, discussion of applications to therapy and suggestions for further research. Oral and written presentations are required.
 
P-T 783         Cr. 2
Level II Instrumentation
Development of skills and experience necessary for neuromotor data collection in the laboratory. Topics will include methods of data acquisition using the force plate, EMG, motion analysis, and isokinetic dynamometers, as well as methods of processing, analyzing, and interpreting the data. Laboratory time will be available to collect and process data using the experimental equipment. Students will focus on a particular application of instrumentation based on their selected area of specialty. Lect. 2, Lab. 3. Not open to students who have completed P-T 683. Offered summer session.
 
P-T 790         Cr. 3
Level II Clinical Skills:Orthopaedics I
This course provides advanced training in manual therapy skills used in the treatment of orthopaedic problems. Additional examination and treatment skills based upon orthopaedic problems involving the neuromusculoskeletal system will be the primary focus. Students will focus their study on a selected area of specialty. Lect. 2, Lab. 3. Not open to students who have completed P-T 690. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 792         Cr. 3
Level II Clinical Skills:Sports Physical Therapy I
This course is designed for individuals ultimately seeking specialization in the area of sports physical therapy and working toward APTA -- Sports P.T. Section Board Certification. This course includes in-depth study of the APTA -- Sports P.T. Section Advanced Clinical Competencies. Students will focus their study on a selected area of specialty. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Not open to students who have completed P-T 692. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 793         Cr. 3
Level II Clinical Skills:Sports Physical Therapy II
This course is a continuation of P-T 792 Level II Sports Physical Therapy I. Students will focus their study on a selected area of specialty. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Not open to students who have completed P-T 693. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 796         Cr. 2
Level II Clinical Biomechanics Research Emphasis
Biomechanics research methods and instrumentation practical experience with an emphasis on working on a research project directly under the guidance of the principal investigator(s). Students will be required to search and critique the literature concerning the research problem; collect analyze and format the data; and develop a poster for presentation based on their selected area of specialty. Not open to students who have completed P-T 696. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 797         Cr. 3
Level II Neuro Elective I
In this course, the student will become proficient in examination, evaluation and intervention for clients using a variety of qualitative and standardized quantitative tools. The student will become familiar with services that communities may potentially offer a child or adult having a long-term disability. The student will utilize the services and/or plan modifications of existing services to provide adequate services addressing wellness and prevention as well as primary intervention to these patients. Students will become aware of how cultural, social, community, and political factors impact on the lives of people with disabilities. Lect. 2. Lab 2. Prerequisite: P-T 751. Not open to students who have completed P-T 697. Offered Sem. I.
 
P-T 798         Cr. 3
Level II Neuro Elective II
In this course, the student will become familiar with and participate in collaboration in a pediatric or adult rehabilitation setting. The student will identify and perform the unique roles of a physical therapist and be able to delegate and/or refer responsibilities outside the physical therapy scope of practice to appropriate members of the team. Students will utilize information and services provided by other members of health care and/or educational teams to set goals and plan intervention directed toward attainment of goals of the person with long-term disability. Lect. 2, Lab. 2. Prerequisite: P-T 751. Not open to students who have completed P-T 698. Offered Sem. II.
 
P-T 799         Cr. 1-4
Research: Master's Thesis
An independent research project is to be selected and executed under the direction of a physical therapy department faculty member (who has achieved mentor status) by those students electing to pursue the thesis option. The project may be in any area related to physical therapy. Repeatable for credit -- maximum 6.
 

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