Special Topics in Physical Therapy

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: 34.632; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

This course introduces the second year physical therapy student to various topics related to specialized physical therapy management of patients. Topics include, but are not restricted to lower extremity prosthetic and orthotic management, upper extremity orthotic fabrication, inhibitive casting techniques, introduction to ergonomic principles, ergonomic design of seating systems and workstations, wheelchair seating systems, cumulative trauma disorders, work site analysis, functional capacity evaluation, lumbar stabilization exercises, aquatic therapy, the acute care environment, burn care management, post-mastectomy management, and infection control and standard precaution policies. All physical therapy graduate courses (number 34.) are restricted to PT majors only.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3;

Questions About This Course?

Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or Continuing_Education@uml.edu

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