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

PHTH 631 - Pharmacology for Physical Therapists


Credits: Three (3)
Pharmacology is an integrative rather than an autonomous science, serving as a bridge between the clinical and the basic sciences. The course is intended to provide the student with the background necessary for the clinical treatment of patients referred to Physical Therapy. This course will include the study of fundamentals of the actions of drugs, including mechanisms of therapeutic and adverse effects and their implications in physical therapy interventions. The course will especially concentrate on the use of drugs in the treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiopulmonary systems.
Prerequisite: PHTH-531, PHTH-532, PHTH-533, PHTH-534 For PT Students