Jan 21, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PT 896 Advanced Medical Fundamentals

This course is designed as three mini-courses. 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 minicourse 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. In the third mini-course, students will learn more advanced skills to screen for non-musculoskeletal medical conditions. Credit(s): 3



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