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PTR 659 - Adult Neuromuscular Management


This course prepares students to complete a comprehensive examination of a patient with a neuromuscular diagnosis. Using the ICF model and the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice as a foundation, students learn to identify impairments of body structure and function, activity limitations and participation restrictions in the neurological population. Students will be exposed to and practice tests and measures recommended in neurorehabilitation. Using a movement analysis framework and principles of motor learning and neuroplasticity, students will learn to create evidence based interventions for a variety of neurological conditions. Practical application of course concepts, practice of techniques and problem-solving opportunities via small group lab experiences. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Corequisite: PTR*659L.

Credits: 4



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