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

PHTH 531 - Systems and Disease I

Credits: Two (2)
This course provides the learner with the distinctive role of the physical therapist in clinical decision making by identifying underlying impairments from various body systems that contribute to reduced movement throughout the lifespan. This first of a four-course series emphasizes the alterations in body structure and function, activities, participation and differential diagnosis across the lifespan. This course emphasizes the physical therapy management of patients with immune and integumentary
dysfunction as well as a variety of other conditions including Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, various cancers and infectious diseases.
Prerequisite: BIOL-396, and HEPR-370; For PT Students