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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTR 626 - Cardiopulmonary Management

This course addresses Physical Therapy evaluation and interventions of cardiac and pulmonary conditions. The students learn examination skills including heart and lung auscultation, fremitus, and evaluative percussion. Intervention topics include airway clearance techniques and exercise prescription. Indications and contraindications for interventions in patients with significant compromise from diseases affecting these systems are thoroughly discussed. Outcome measures of heart and lung function including EKG, six minute walk test, and pulmonary function tests are addressed in depth.

Prerequisites & Notes
Requires successful completion of all prior coursework.

Credits: 4

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