Note: This course is not available for the current semester.
Course No: 34.606; Last Offered: No Data;
This course introduces the student to the principles of patient evaluation and treatment utilizing case studies to integrate didactic information into practical clinical situations. The appropriate use of evaluation procedures and the rationale for safe and effective use of treatment procedures are emphasized. Topics include: principles of biomechanical analysis, body mechanics, principles of goniometry and muscle testing, patient positioning and transfers, gait training and activities of daily living with assistive devices, wheelchair prescription and mobility, isolation/sterile technique, wound care, monitoring vital signs, heat and cold modalities, aquatic therapy, and evaluation of normal gait. All physical therapy graduate courses (number 34.) are restricted to PT majors only.
Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or Continuing_Education@uml.edu
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