Sep 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTR 621 - Physical Therapy Management of Older Adults


This course prepares students to evaluate and develop an intervention plan for older adults across the levels of care. Cognitive impairments, dementia, and functional changes due to aging will be discussed. Outcome measures that address this population will be practiced as well as interventions promoting health and safety. Discussions will include family education and caregiver supports well as the multidimensional educational needs of older adults. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Typical term cycle: Summer. Typical yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 3



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