Jan 21, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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PTR 660 - Pediatric Neuromuscular Management


This course prepares students to address individuals’ needs from birth through young adulthood with neuromuscular disorders, intellectual, and developmental disabilities. Principles of human development are presented with an emphasis on the development of postural control and movement, acquisition. The patient-client management and ICF models serve as a framework to guide the clinical examination, clinical decision-making, and establish a comprehensive plan of care. Legislation that drives educational therapy services and the scope of pediatric physical therapy practice will be presented. Laboratory experiences provide opportunities for applying course content and practice examination, intervention, and communication techniques discussed in lecture. Prerequisite: Successsful completion of all prior required PT courses. Corequisite: PTR*660L.

Credits: 4



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