Feb 21, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

PT 641 - Rehabilitation Practice Management


Prerequisites, physical therapy major, PT 510 , PT 510L , PT 521 , PT 522 , PT 522L , PT 523 , PT 523L , PT 525 , PT 525L , PT 527 , PT 530 , PT 640 , PT 640L , PT 689 , and PT 692  or PT 693 . This course prepares physical therapist students to deliver excellent patient care in the rehabilitation environment. Included in this course are the respective roles of members of the rehabilitation team, patient examination, goal setting, and treatment planning including orthotic and prosthetic prescription and management, wheelchair and other adaptive equipment evaluation and prescription, pathological gait analysis, evaluation of home accessibility and discharge planning. Students will explore the challenges encountered by physical therapists in the rehabilitation environment through lecture, directed readings, classroom discussions and laboratory activities. (Offered as needed.) 4 credits