Jan 25, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PT 890 Advanced Medical Fundamentals for Dual Major MSAT/DPT

This course is designed as three mini-courses for second year dual major (athletic training/physical therapy) students. The integumentary disorders mini-course is designed to acquaint the student to management of wounds. A general foundation in examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, interventions and outcomes for persons with various types of wounds will be provided. Application of specific tests and measures, their reliability and validity, and efficacy of treatment interventions in addition to wound risk factor reduction will be presented. Clinical reasoning and decisions will be fostered through case studies. The second mini-course covers pharmacology and is designed to explain the basics of pharmacotherapeutics and surveys those medications most commonly prescribed for patients seen by the physical therapist and/or athletic trainer. During this mini-course, the dual degree student will also learn the governing regulations relevant to treating the injured or ill athlete or active person. In the third minicourse, students will learn more advanced skills to screen for non-musculoskeletal conditions. Enrollment is limited to second year students enrolled in the dual degree DPT/MSAT program. Credit(s): 3



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