Dec 09, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

PT 531 - General Medicine Practice Management


Prerequisites, PT 510 , PT 510L , PT 525 , PT 525L , physical therapy major, or consent of instructor. Corequisites, PT 526 , PT 530 , PT 531L . This lecture course covers the physical therapy management of patients with general medical conditions in a variety of practice settings with particular emphasis in the acute care setting. Basic patient handling and functional training skills are emphasized while students incorporate patient examination findings into their treatment intervention choices. Medical documentation using a S,O,A,P format is introduced. This course also includes a major unit on wound management. (Offered as needed.) 2 credits