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    Nazareth College Catalogs
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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PTR 660 - Pediatric Neuromuscular Management

This course utilizes the patient/client management model to address the needs of individuals from birth through young adulthood with neuromuscular disorders. The course includes principles of human development with an emphasis on the development of postural control/movement and the interrelationship with skill acquisition. Neuromuscular-based pediatric movement disorders will be introduced with analysis of information from the clinical examination, clinical decision-making, and the establishment of a comprehensive plan of care. Course content includes: legislation that drives educational therapy services, scope of pediatric physical therapy practice, application of assistive technology, development of professional behavior, unique practice models, communication skills, and documentation. Laboratories will promote development of skill in the application of examination, intervention, and communication techniques discussed in lecture. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Corequisite: PTR*660L. Normal cycle offering: Spring. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 4

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