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Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2012-2013

Program Requirements for Doctor of Physical Therapy

Curriculum and Degree

The Walsh University Physical Therapy curriculum is an intensive three-year program, eight semesters including summers, leading to a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Course work builds upon a foundation of basic sciences and problem solving skills. Students gain knowledge and develop skills in teaching and scientific inquiry as well as physical therapy patient diagnosis and intervention Students are required to perform original research and present their work prior to graduation.

Course No.

Course Name

Semester Credit Hours

Semester I

PT 503/603

Human Anatomy

(6)

PT 511/611

Foundations of Clinical Science

(4)

PT 515-1A/615-1A

Biomechanics I

(2)

PT 701

Professional Issues I

(1)

Semester II

PT 504/604

Foundations of Neuroscience

(4)

PT 506/606

Foundations of Pharmacology

(2)

PT 615-1B

Biomechanics II

(2)

PT 608

Foundations of Clinical Exercise

(4)

PT 612

Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Impairment I

(3)

PT 702

Professional Issues II

(1)

Semester III

PT 605

Motor Learning/Motor Control

(3)

PT 613

Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Impairment II

(5)

PT 614

Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Impairment III

(5)

PT 710

Health Care Business Management I

(2)

Semester IV

PT 703

Professional Experience I

(4)

PT 720

Research Methodology I

(3)

PT 730

Physical Therapy Management of Neuromuscular Impairment I

(6)

Semester V

PT 704

Professional Experience II

(4)

PT 721

Research Methodology II

(2)

PT 731

Physical Therapy Management of Neuromuscular Impairment II

(6)

PT 734

Physical Therapy Management of Cardiovascular/Resp Impairment I

(4)

Semester VI

PT 711

Health Care Business Management II

(2)

PT 735

Physical Therapy Management of Cardiovascular/Respiratory Impairment II

(5)

PT 740-01

Special Topics - Pediatrics

(1)

PT 742

Life Span

(4)

Semester VII

PT 705

Professional Experience III

(5)

PT 712

Community Health in Physical Therapy

(3)

PT 722

Research Methodology III

(1)

PT 732

Physical Therapy Management of Multi-system Impairment

(4)

PT 740

Special Topics

(1)

Semester VIII

PT 706

Professional Experience IV

(6)

PT 713

Service Project

(1)

PT 723

Research Methodology IV

(2)

PT 736

Capstone Seminar

(2)

PT 740

Special Topics

(1)

Categories of Matriculated Students (Graduate Students Accepted by Division of Physical Therapy)

  • MATRICULATED STUDENT - This category applies to any graduate student who has met all admission requirements for the degree and is, therefore, eligible to apply for admission to candidacy.
  • CANDIDACY - This category applies to matriculated students who have taken at least one half of the course work for their program of graduate-level courses and successfully completed such courses with a cumulative quality average of 3.0 or higher.

Doctoral Research Project

Students in the physical therapy program perform two original research projects during their program of study and present that original work prior to graduation. Four research courses are provided to prepare students for their research. Each student group will be assigned a research advisor at the time of determination of the group’s research topic.

Academic/Research Advising

Upon entry into the physical therapy program, each student is assigned an academic advisor. This advisor is to assist/counsel the student as needed. Students are encouraged to meet regularly with their advisor rather than wait for problems. When a research advisor is assigned, that advisor may be different from the academic advisor to provide the student with a research advisor most suitable for the chosen topic or design. If at any time there is a need for a change in an academic or research advisor, the student and current advisor will present their request to the chair of the division.

Student Membership in Professional Organizations

Students are encouraged to join the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the national professional organization for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. The APTA sets the standards for the physical therapy profession; students are exposed to many APTA documents and publications during their physical therapy education. The APTA has a student category for membership. The American Academy of Physical Therapy (AAPT) is also a national organization for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. The AAPT’s mission pertains to recruitment and mentoring of minority and disadvantaged students for careers in physical therapy and toward improving health care for minority and other disadvantaged individuals.

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Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2012-2013

Founders of Walsh University

Graduate Academic Calendar 2012 – 2013

General Information

The DeVille School of Business

The DeVille School of Business Course Descriptions

The School of Nursing

The School of Nursing Course Descriptions

NURS 600 Theoretical Development of Nursing Science 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 601 Research Methods & Evidence Based Nursing Inquiry 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 602 Statistical and Epidemiological Methods for Health Sciences 2 sem. hrs.

NURS 603 Professional Role Development and Ethical Issues 2 sem. hrs.

NURS 604 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 2 sem. hrs.

NURS 606 Health Care Policy, Organization, and Financing 2 sem. hrs.

NURS 610 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 612 Advanced Pharmacology 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 614 Advanced Health Assessment 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 615 Seminar in Advanced Clinical Specialty 2 sem. hrs.

NURS 616 Practicum in Advanced Clinical Specialty 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 618 Health Informatics 2 sem. hrs.

NURS 620 Clinical Leadership I 3 sem. hrs.

NUR 621 Clinical Leadership II 3 sem. hrs

NUR 625 Clinical Immersion Project 5 sem. hrs

NURS 630 Assessment, Measurement & Evaluation in Nursing Education 2 sem. hrs.

NURS 631 Curriculum Design in Nursing Education 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 632 Teaching Strategies in Nursing Education 2 sem. hrs.

NURS 635 Practicum in Nursing Education 4 sem. hrs.

NURS 701 Nursing Science in Advanced Practice Theories and Foundations 3 sem hrs.

NURS 702 Advanced Nursing Research 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 703 Biostatistics for Outcomes Evaluation 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 705 Applications of Epidemiology to Health Service 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 706 Health Care Policy, Organization, and Financing 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 708 Translating Evidence to Clinical Practice 2 sem. hrs.

NURS 710 Nsg Leadership Role and Ethics in Complex Health Care Systems 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 718 Health Informatics 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 720 Organizational Systems Analysis and Design 3-4 sem. hrs.

NURS 721 Mgmt. for Quality Improvement & Health Care Outcomes Evaluation 3 sem. hrs.

NURS 725 Advanced Leadership in Clinical Practice 3-4 sem. hrs.

NURS 730 Residency Practicum 6-10 sem. hrs.

NURS 731 DNP Scholarly Project 1-4 sem. hrs.

M.A. Counseling and Human Development

CHD Course Descriptions

BSC 560 Introduction to Counseling and the Counseling Profession 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 602 Research Methods and Program Evaluation 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 603 Assessment in Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 610 Principles, Techniques, and Theories of Counseling and Development 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 612 Lifespan Development 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 624 Career Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 626 Group Process 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 635 Addictions 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 662 Individual Study: Counseling & Human Development 1-3 sem. hrs.

CHD 730 Social & Cultural Diversity in Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 740 Ethics and Issues in Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 790 Practicum: Counseling Techniques 3 sem. hrs.

SCHOOL COUNSELING SPECIALTY COURSES

CHD 620 Foundation and Orgamizaion of School Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 637 Consultation, Collaboration and Leadership 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 680 Issues in School Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 795 Internship in School Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING SPECIALTY COURSES

CHD 665 Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Practice 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 772 Advanced Abnormal Behavior 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 775 Diagnosis of Mental and Emotional Disorders 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 777 Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 780 Personality Assessment 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 796 I & 796 II Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling I & II 3 sem. hrs. each

COUNSELING Intervention Courses (CHD 710, 749-770) (ELECTIVES)

CHD 710-1 Counseling Adolescents 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 710-2 Counseling Children 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 710-4 Spirituality in Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 710-6 Cross-Cultural Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 710-8 Conflict Resolution 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 710-9 Counseling Families 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 749 Crisis Intervention 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 751 Counseling for Grief and Loss 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 752 Trauma Assessment/Treatment 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 753 Relational Cultural Therapy 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 754 Psychopharmacology 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 755 Supervision & Consultation 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 756 Art Therapy 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 757 Couples Therapy 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 762 Eating Disorders 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 763 Wellness 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 764 Motivational Counseling 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 767 Art Therapy II 3 sem. hrs.

CHD 768 Cognitive Behavioral Interventions 3 sem. hrs.

Master of Arts in Education

Endorsement Programs

L.E.A.D. Program (Licensure in Education for Adults with Degrees)

M.A. in Education Course Descriptions

EDF 601 Psychology of Learning 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 606 Accommodating Learners with Special Needs 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 607 Research Methods 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 620 Teaching and Learning 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 621 Legal and Ethical Issues in Education 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 622 Philosophy of Education 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 701 Capstone Experience 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 705 Pupil Services 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 706 Principalship 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 707 Personnel Management and Leadership 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 708 Internship (Principal License) 3 sem. hrs.

EDF 705, 706, 707 & 708 will be offered once Principal License is approved by Ohio Board of Regents

Electives

Communicate Institute Courses

Master of Arts in Theology

M.A. in Theology Course Descriptions

THEO 629 Sacred Scripture 3 sem. hrs.

THEO 670 The Catholic Tradition

THEO 676 Lay Ecclesial Leadership 3 sem. hrs.

THEO 679 Christology 3 sem. hrs.

THEO 680 Catholic Moral Life 3 sem. hrs.

THEO 681 Ecclesiology 3 sem. hrs.

THEO 682 Old Testament Scriptures 3 sem hrs.

THEO 683 New Testament Scriptures 3 sem. hrs.

THEO 690 Spiritual Formation 3 sem. hrs.

THEO 691 Liturgy and the Sacraments 3 sem. hrs

Theology Electives

Pastoral Ministry Concentration

Concentration in Religious Education

Concentration in Parish Administration

Culminating Assignment

Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

DPT in Physical Therapy Course Descriptions

PT 503/603 Human Anatomy 6 sem. hrs.

PT 504/604 Foundations of Neuroscience 4 sem. hrs.

PT 506/606 Foundations of Pharmacology 2 sem. hrs.

PT 511/611 Foundations of Clinical Science 4 sem. hrs.

PT 515-1A/615-1A Biomechanics I 2 sem. hrs.

PT 515-1B/615-1B Biomechanics II 2 sem. hrs.

PT 605 Motor Learning/Motor Control 3 sem. hrs.

PT 608 Foundations of Clinical Exercise 4 sem. hrs.

PT 612 Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Impairment I 3 sem. hrs.

PT 613 Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Impairment II 5 sem. hrs.

PT 614 Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Impairment III 5 sem. hrs.

PT 701 Professional Issues I 1 sem. hr.

PT 702 Professional Issues II 1 sem. hr.

PT 703 Professional Experience I 4 sem. hrs.

PT 704 Professional Experience II 4 sem. hrs.

PT 705 Professional Experience III 5 sem. hrs.

PT 706 Professional Experience IV 6 sem. hrs.

PT 710 Health Care Business Management I 2 sem. hrs.

PT 711 Health Care Business Management II 2 sem. hrs.

PT 712 Community Health in Physical Therapy 3 sem. hrs.

PT 713 Service Project 1 sem. hr.

PT 720 Research Methodology I 3 sem. hrs.

PT 721 Research Methodology II 2 sem. hrs.

PT 722 Research Methodology III 1 sem. hr.

PT 723 Research Methodology IV 2 sem. hrs.

PT 730 Neuromuscular Impairment I 6 sem. hrs.

PT 731 Neuromuscular Impairment II 6 sem. hrs.

PT 732 Physical Therapy Management of Multi-System Impairment 4 sem. hrs.

PT 734 Physical Therapy Management of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Impairments I 4 sem. hrs.

PT 735 Physical Therapy Management of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Impairments II 5 sem. hrs.

PT 736 Capstone Seminar: Clinical Decision Making 2 sem. hrs.

PT 740 Special Topics 1 sem. hrs.

PT 740-01 Special Topics: Pediatrics 1 sem. hrs.

PT 742 Life Span 4 sem. hrs.

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