2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

REHB 564 - Medical Aspects of Rehabilitation

Credits: Three (3)
Graduate course in understanding medical conditions commonly encountered in counseling practice. Understanding information presented in medical files. This course increases the students’ knowledge of the medical and functional implications of disabilities. Curricular components include neurological impairments, orthopedic disabilities, sensory disabilities, chronic illness, surgical and medical conditions, and other physical disabilities. Attention will be given to the diagnostic and prognostic judgments in assessing the individual’s functional strengths. In conjunction with course content, discussion, and assignments, students will demonstrate they are thinking, feeling, and acting critically, ethically, and culturally to strive for effective rehabilitation counseling practice.