Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2012-2013
PT 735 Physical Therapy Management of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Impairments II 5 sem. hrs.
An integrated approach to the study of all relevant physiologic, anatomic, pathological, medical and therapeutic concepts related to physical therapy practice in the area of cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary, endocrine, hematology, immunology, oncology, genitourinary and gastrointestinal impairments.
The course includes the physical therapy diagnostic process, physical therapeutic techniques and procedures, and patient-care program development. The course presents classroom and laboratory experiences building from simple to complex problems to assist the student in developing the competencies necessary for practice as a generalist in physical therapy. Experiences related to psychological, social, cultural, economic, and vocational aspects of illness and disability are included. The course offers learning experiences presented using the problem/case study approach, organized around the study of body systems, with an orientation toward clinical decision-making. Concepts are cumulative throughout the system(s) and continued enrollment depends upon mastery and use of previous concepts.
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