PHTH Physical Therapy

PHTH   7101   Func/Struc Aspects Movement I

5 Credit Hours.   4 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

Gross anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and kinesiology.

PHTH   7111   Intro To Pathophysiology I

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Basic histopathology, pathophysiology, pharmacology , imaging and selected medical and surgical interventions of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems.

PHTH   7131   Fnd Pt Exam Eval Intrventn 1

6 Credit Hours.   5 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

Fundamental patient care skills including basic examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, outcomes and documentation for patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary dysfunction and an introduction to therapeutic modalities.

PHTH   7161   Phys Therapy Practice Issues I

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Discussions of professional socialization, cultural issues in health care, legal and ethical aspects of health care, psychosocial aspects of illness, quantitative terminology in clinical practice and clinical documentation.

PHTH   7181   Clinical Practicum I

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

Prepartion for and exposure to healthcare settings related to acute care through didactic, laboratory and half-day, on-site observational experiences.

PHTH   7202   Func/Strct Aspects Movement 2

6 Credit Hours.   4 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

Gross anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and imaging of the musculoskeletal system.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7101.

PHTH   7212   Intro Pathophysiology 2

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Histopathology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, imaging and selected surgical interventions of the musculoskeletal system. Prerequisite(s); A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7111.

PHTH   7232   Fnd Pt Exam Eval Interventn 2

8 Credit Hours.   6 Lecture Hours.   8 Lab Hours.

Fundamental patient care skills including basic examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, outcomes and documentation for patients with musculoskeletal dysfunction.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7131.

PHTH   7262   Phys Ther Practice Issue 2

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Discussions of methods and approaches to physical therapy research, ethics, jurisprudence and related professional topics.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7161.

PHTH   7282   Clinical Practicum Ii

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

Exposure to health care settings through half-day, on-site observational experiences.

PHTH   7303   Func/Struct Aspects Movement 3

4 Credit Hours.   4 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The kinesiology of gait and the anatomy, physiology, and imaging of the nervous system.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7202.

PHTH   7313   Intro Pathophysiology 3

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The pathophysiology of the neuromuscular and integumentary systems.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7212.

PHTH   7333   Adv Exam Eval Intervention 3

8 Credit Hours.   8 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Fundamental patient care skills including basic examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, outcomes and documentation of gait deviations and for patients with neuromuscular and integumentary dysfunction.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7232.

PHTH   7363   Phys Ther Practice Issues 3

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Discussions of legislative issues in health care, clinical outcomes research, and evidence based practice.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7262.

PHTH   7383   Clinical Practicum 3

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

A one-week full-time clinical exposure to patient care in a physical therapy setting, which may include specialty clinics, long-term care facilities, hospitals, and school systems.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7282.

PHTH   7390   Phys Ther Case Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Simulated clinical experiences with the management of specific cases from referral to discharge.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7232.

PHTH   7502   Clinical Medicine 2

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on metabolic disorders, autoimmune diseases, and the clinical perspective of the aging individual with an emphasis on geriatric disorders, including orthopedic, neurologic, and cardiopulmonary disorders and amputation.

PHTH   7532   Adv Exam Eval Intrvnt Pt 2

8 Credit Hours.   6 Lecture Hours.   8 Lab Hours.

Advanced techniques in evaluating, assessing, designing and implementing appropriate treatment strategies for the middle aged and elderly adults with neurological, musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary and medical conditions. Problem-solving case studies approach for linkage to other courses this term.

PHTH   7682   Sprvsd Clinical Educ Ii-Mcg

10 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   40 Lab Hours.

Ten week full-time clinical field experience in general, acute care, rehabilitation, or other specialty settings. Demonstration of the ability to integrate information from all didactic and clinical components of the curriculum in patients with all physical therapy diagnoses, including multiple diagnoses.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7532.

PHTH   8400   Critical Inquiry In Phys Ther

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Design of research proposals in preparation for Physical Therapy Project 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7363.

PHTH   8481   Supervised Clinical Educ I

8 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   32 Lab Hours.

Eight weeks of full-time clinical affiliation in general care settings providing an opportunity for students to practice in the clinical setting the skills learned in all preceding courses.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7333.

PHTH   8491   Clinical Educ Synthesis I

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Small group discussions integrating didactic and clinical learning experiences using case studies based on clinical experiences in Supervised Clinical Education I.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   7333.

PHTH   8501   Clinical Medicine I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of the pathophysiology, medical differential diagnosis and pharmacological and surgical treatment of medical diseases and disorders.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8481.

PHTH   8531   Adv Exam Eval Interventn 1

8 Credit Hours.   6 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

Advanced patient care skills including examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, outcomes and documentation from a lifespan perspective including orthotics, spinal cord injury and advanced care of patients with stroke and other neurological conditions.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8481.

PHTH   8561   Implmt Life Concpts Phy Ther I

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Discussion of clinical implications and healthcare issues from a lifespan approach.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8481.

PHTH   8602   Clinical Medicine 2

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of the pathophysiology, medical differential diagnosis and pharmacological and surgical treatment of medical diseases and disorders.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8501.

PHTH   8632   Adv Exam Eval & Intervention 2

8 Credit Hours.   6 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

Advanced patient care skills including examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, outcomes and documentation in selected physical therapy patient care areas including an introduction to sports medicine.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8531.

PHTH   8662   Implemt Of Lifespan Concepts 2

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued discussion of clinical perspectives and healthcare issues form a lifespan perspective.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8561.

PHTH   9703   Clinical Medicine 3

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued study of the pathophysiology, medical differential diagnosis and pharmacological and surgical treatment of medical diseases and disorders.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8602.

PHTH   9733   Adv Exam Eval & Intervention 3

6 Credit Hours.   6 Lecture Hours.   4 Lab Hours.

Advanced patient care skills including examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, outcomes and documentation for the pediatric client.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8632.

PHTH   9763   Implemt Of Lifespan Concepts 3

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued discussion of clinical perspectives and healthcare issues from a lifespan perspective.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8662.

PHTH   9804   Clinical Medicine 4

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Integration of the medical concepts in the examination and treatment of medically complex patients.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   9703.

PHTH   9834   Adv Exam Eval Intervntn Iv

2 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   2 Lab Hours.

Integration of patient care skills including examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, outcomes and documentation for the management of medically complex patients.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   9733.

PHTH   9882   Supervised Clinical Educ 2

10 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   40 Lab Hours.

Eleven-week full-time clinical field experience in general, acute care, rehabilitation, or other speciality settings. Demonstration of the ability to integrate information from all didactic and clinical components of the curriculum in patients with all physical therapy diagnoses, including multiple diagnoses.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   9733.

PHTH   9900   Leadership & Management In Pt

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the practical application of management strategies specific to physical therapy settings, including finance, personnel management, quality assurance, and accreditation/licensure processes with an emphasis on hospital, private practice, rehabilitation and home care settings.

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PHTH   9882.

PHTH   9901   Physical Therapy Project I

1 Credit Hour.   1-99 Lecture Hours.   1-99 Lab Hours.

Conducting a research project as part of the project advisor's ongoing research activities.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PHTH   8400.

PHTH   9902   Physical Therapy Project 2

1 Credit Hour.   99 Lecture Hours.   99 Lab Hours.

Continuation of a research project as part of the project advisor's ongoing research activities.

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PHTH   9901.

PHTH   9903   Physical Therapy Project 3

1 Credit Hour.   99 Lecture Hours.   99 Lab Hours.

Continuation of a research project as part of the project advisor's ongoing research activities.

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PHTH   9902.

PHTH   9904   Physical Therapy Project 4

1 Credit Hour.   1-99 Lecture Hours.   1-99 Lab Hours.

Completion of a research project as part of the project advisor's ongoing research activities.

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PHTH   9903.

PHTH   9983   Supervised Clinical Educ 3

10 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   40 Lab Hours.

Eleven-week full-time clinical field experience with demonstration of the ability to independently evaluate and treat complex patients as would be appropriate for a new graduate working at the facility.

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PHTH   9882.

PHTH   9992   Clinical Educ Synthesis 2

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Research, writing, presentation and discussion of case studies based on clinical experiences in Supervised Clinical Education 2 and 3.

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of PHTH   9882.