2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 09, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHTH 525 - Patient Management


Credits: Three (3)
The course presents patient management needed to function in the health care environment. Patient care skills include body mechanics, positioning, draping, range of motion, transfers, standard precautions, massage, ambulation with assistive devices, wheel chairs, vital signs, and communication skills. Concurrent laboratory instruction reinforces the basic principles learned in lecture. Throughout this class the student will be developing clinical decision making abilities and documenting on provisions directed towards patient care. Prosthetics and orthotics will be introduced in this class.
Prerequisite: BIOL-511, PHTH-500, and PHTH-509; For PT Students