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    Nazareth College Catalogs
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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PTR 525 - Patient/Client Management II


The use of physical agents will be presented within the context of comprehensive patient management and outcomes assessment. Case studies will be utilized to elucidate these concepts. The students will learn physiological effects of energy transfer (thermal, electromagnetic, acoustic, mechanical, and electrical) on body tissues or systems. Interventions include the use of hot/cold agents, ultrasound, hydrotherapy, aquatic therapy, traction, compression, radiation, light energy and electrical stimulation. Indications, contraindications, and precautions in their application will be covered. Applied examination techniques, gait and posture will be incorporated into this course. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Additional course fee required. Corequisite: PTR*525L.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Additional course fee required. Corequisite: PTR 525L. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 4



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