Jan 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

PT 527 - Clinical Pathology: Neurology


Prerequisites, PT 522 , PT 522L , PT 525 , PT 525L , PT 526 , PT 530 , PT 531 , PT 531L . Corequisites, PT 521 , PT 523 , PT 523L . This course provides the foundational understanding of neurological diseases and disorders encountered by physical therapist. The lecture provides an overview of the assessment and management from a medical model perspective, which includes: incidence, etiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment (including pharmacology), and prognosis of diseases/disorders associated within the central and peripheral nervous systems. Specific implications for physical therapy utilizing the Elements of the Patient/Client Management Model and the World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification for Functioning, Disability, and Handicap (ICF) Model are discussed. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits