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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Physical Therapy (P T)

P T 280 Rehabilitation (4) Examination of techniques and laboratory experiences in rehabilitation techniques for the physically challenged.

P T 280 Rehabilitation (4)

Students will learn and develop skills in the rehabilitation treatment of patients with diseases or conditions frequently seen in physical therapy. Students are expected to be able to recognize normal and abnormal gait patterns of patients diagnosed with the diseases/ conditions studied. In the laboratory sessions, students practice mobility skills as they related to the pathologies studied. Students learn to treat patients in the orthopedic, neurological and pediatric populations. To achieve these objectives, students will be involved in lectures, laboratory activities, audiovisual material, and utilization of information from professional literature. Attainment of educational objectives will be determined via written exams and laboratory practical exams. Basic principles utilized in this course have been learned in P T 100. The anatomical and neurological foundations have been presented in BIOL 129 and P T 270. Instruction of patients in and the performance of rehabilitation activities are a foundation in physical therapy.

Prerequisites for this course are a C or better grade in BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 150, P T 160, P T 270 and P T 384. This course is a prerequisite for P T 395F and P T 395G. This course is offered once per calendar year and may be offered in two parts over the course of two semesters. Expected enrollment is 20-45 students, with a limit of 15 students in a given lab section.

Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details, check the specific course syllabus.

 


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2004 Ending: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inBIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T 150, P T 160, P T 270, P T 384

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.