Aug 13, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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PTR 525 - Patient/Client Management III


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. Observation of movement, applied examination techniques, gait and posture will be incorporated into this course. Additional course fee required. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Corequisite: PTR*525L.

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

Credits: 4



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