34.628 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy III

Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy III

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4711
Status Active

This course provides the second-year physical therapy student with an introduction to physical therapy evaluation and management of dysfunction of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, ribcage, and pelvis. The development of evaluation strategies, documentation skills, organized clinical decision making, and effective patient management techniques will be emphasized. Discussions and exercises will focus on developing patient diagnoses, functional problems lists, long and short-term goals, and treatment strategies. Critical thinking/problem solving strategies will be incorporated into all aspects of patient management. Emphasis will be on creating a climate that encourages learning. All physical therapy graduate courses (number 34.) are restricted to PT majors only.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: Physical Therapy Graduate Students only.